butter, room temperature
oil of peppermint
How to Make Mints
2Work salt and sugar into butter, adding the cream as needed.
3Put in peppermint and coloring.
4Dough should be workable but fairly stiff.
5Add sugar to thicken or cream to thin.
6Roll on surface dusted with powdered sugar and cut with a tiny aspic cutter or run through a pastry tube.
7Store in a tin between layers of waxed paper. Makes about 200 mints the size of a quarter.
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