christmas mints

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By Jean Fisher
from OFallon, IL

Nice Minty flavor.

serves About 25
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For christmas mints

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 8 - 10
    drops peppermint extract
  • red and green food coloring
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How To Make christmas mints

  • 1
    In 2 quart glass dish, combine sugar, corn syrup, milk & cream of tartar. Cook on High 5 - 6 minutes or until few drops in cold water forms soft ball (238 degrees)
  • 2
    Let stand 3 minutes to cool.
  • 3
    Beat with mixer until creamy. Flavor with 8 - 10 drops peppermint extract. Divide into half and add food coloring.
  • 4
    Drop mixture by teaspoonful onto foil. When cool, store in airtight container.

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