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Peppermint Patty Cold Process Soap Recipe

March 12, 2009


10 ounces Palm Oil
4 ounces Coconut Oil
2 ounces Olive Oil
(Hold back one ounce olive oil to mix with the cocoa powder)
2 ounces lye
1 cup distilled water
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/4 ounce peppermint essential oil


1. Pour lye into the water (never pour water into lye) – Set aside to cool
2. Melt oils together -set aside to cool
3. When oils are approximately 110 degrees Fahrenheit and lye water is approximately 100 degrees Fahrenheit, gently pour lye into oils (never pour oils into lye)
4. Mix until soap traces
5. Add cocoa mixture and essential oil
6. Pour into prepared moulds and cover with plastic wrap
7. Allow to stand covered and out of drafts for 48 hours
8. Remove from moulds and cut as desired
9. Allow to age in open air for 2-3 weeks before using

For more detailed instructions on making soap, check out this cold process soapmaking tutorial.


  • Carrie

    February 20, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    sounds so good! can’t wait to try this recipe!

  • Katherine, Emily, Sarah, and Ellie

    June 5, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    How much does this recipe make Rebecca? should I double to make 2 lbs?

  • Cindy

    July 7, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    damn this is hard to make

  • Anonymous

    July 7, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    Looks cool.

  • Anonymous

    September 26, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    Is this a one pound recipe? And if so, can you just multiply everything by 4 to get 4 lbs? Thanks!

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