Mints Recipe

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Diane Turner


One of my great aunts would always make these for baby and wedding showers.


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4 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1/8 tsp
1 lb
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
5 dash(es)
oil of peppermint
food coloring as desired

How to Make Mints


  • 1Cream butter.
  • 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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About Mints

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Candies, #mints

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