Mints Recipe

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Mints

Diane Turner

By
@mcdlttx

One of my great aunts would always make these for baby and wedding showers.


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Rating:

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1/8 tsp
salt
1 lb
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
cream
5 dash(es)
oil of peppermint
food coloring as desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter.
2
Work salt and sugar into butter, adding the cream as needed.
3
Put in peppermint and coloring.
4
Dough should be workable but fairly stiff.
5
Add sugar to thicken or cream to thin.
6
Roll on surface dusted with powdered sugar and cut with a tiny aspic cutter or run through a pastry tube.
7
Store in a tin between layers of waxed paper. Makes about 200 mints the size of a quarter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Candies, #mints