cream peppermint drops

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By Cathy Gillespie
from ARIZONA CITY, AZ

I found this in another old cookbook, and I haven't tried it yet. It looks like a challenge.

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Ingredients For cream peppermint drops

  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • essence of peppermint
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How To Make cream peppermint drops

  • 1
    Put water and sugar into clean saucepan and boil slowly, without stirring, until it spins thread from the tip of a spoon dipped into it. Take from the stove, leave it untouched until it is about "blood-warm", then stir steadily, always in one direction until the mixture begins to become creamy. Flavor to taste with peppermint, adding cautiously so as not to get the flavor too strong.
  • 2
    Drop by teaspoonful upon waxed paper, being careful not to put the drops too close together. A candy dipper works better to do this, if you have one.

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