No-cook Mint Patties

Candace Lemings


A family tradition around the holidays, and one that the little ones can help make! Easy, fun and yummy mint flavored candies... :D


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Anywhere from 6 to 12
20 Min
2 Hr
No-Cook or Other


  • 1/3 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 2 small
    drops food coloring

How to Make No-cook Mint Patties


  1. In mixing bowl, combine corn syrup, butter and extract. Beat well.
  2. Add food coloring and mix until uniform in color.
  3. Add 2 cups confectioners' sugar, beating well between as you add. Stir in as much of the remaining sugar as you can with your spoon...
  4. Turn out onto a board that has been dusted with confectioners' sugar. Knead in enough of the remaining sugar to make a stiff but smooth dough.
  5. Shape (Circles, squares, balls, etc... use your imagination!) and place on wax paper. Let dry for 2 to 4 hours.

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About No-cook Mint Patties

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #easy, #peppermint

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