Butter Mints Recipe

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Butter Mints

Kathy Van Houten


These mints freeze well.

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makes about 90 small mints
20 Min
No-Cook or Other


4 Tbsp
softened butter(or 3 ounces softened cream cheese)
3 Tbsp
sweetened condensed milk
1 lb
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
peppermint extract
food coloring(your choice of color)
granulated sugar for rolling (about 1/4 cup)


1Mash butter or cream cheese with milk.Gradually add
sugar until mixture is like a stiff pie dough.

2Work in the peppermint extract and food coloring
(I recommend a small amount of gel food coloring)
until mixture reaches desired shade.

3Roll into small balls then roll in granulated sugar.
Can leave in ball shape or place into candy mold to shape. remove from mold immediately.The mints freeze well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Candies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids