Here are the ornaments:
The video below is a bit long, but most of it doesn't have much to do with the actual project, so...feel free to fast forward. In the end, she creates a rather cute bowl made out of peppermints, so it's worth watching (if you're interested in making a peppermint bowl, that is).
How about a plate? This very short video shows you how.
For written instructions and some more interesting designs (and another candy platter video), check out this site: http://www.vegetablefruitcarving.com/blog/christmas-candy-platters/
Okay, I think I've had about all the peppermint ideas I can take for one day (I skipped the shot glasses), but I'm sure I'll come back to this idea when it gets a bit closer to the holidays. It seems to be a quick and inexpensive way to create ornaments...or bowls...or plates for the season.