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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1In mixing bowl, combine corn syrup, butter and extract. Beat well.
2Add food coloring and mix until uniform in color.
3Add 2 cups confectioners' sugar, beating well between as you add. Stir in as much of the remaining sugar as you can with your spoon...
4Turn 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.
5Shape (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