No-cook Mint Patties Recipe

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No-cook Mint Patties

Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

A family tradition around the holidays, and one that the little ones can help make! Easy, fun and yummy mint flavored candies... :D


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Serves:

Anywhere from 6 to 12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1/3 c
light corn syrup
1/4 c
butter, softened
1 tsp
peppermint extract
4 c
confectioners' sugar, sifted
2 small
drops food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In mixing bowl, combine corn syrup, butter and extract. Beat well.
2
Add food coloring and mix until uniform in color.
3
Add 2 cups confectioners' sugar, beating well between as you add. Stir in as much of the remaining sugar as you can with your spoon...
4
Turn out onto a board that has been dusted with confectioners' sugar. Knead in enough of the remaining sugar to make a stiff but smooth dough.
5
Shape (Circles, squares, balls, etc... use your imagination!) and place on wax paper. Let dry for 2 to 4 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #easy, #peppermint