Butter Mints

Butter Mints Recipe

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Lacey Rieber


This is how mints have been made in my family for generations. My son loves to make these at Christmas time because he can do them with no help..and they taste great too!!


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4 Tbsp
margarine, softened
1/3 c
light syrup
1 tsp
peppermint extract
1/2 tsp
4 3/4 c
(1 lb) powdered sugar
drops green food coloring
drops red food coloring

How to Make Butter Mints


  • 1In large mixing bowl, combine first 4 ingredients.
  • 2Slowly add sugar, mixing by hand.
  • 3Divide in half and add food coloring.
  • 4Form small balls and drop them on to parchment paper. Using the back side of a spoon, press down gently to give them the "after dinner mint" shape.

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