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Holiday Mints

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Category: Candy

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 c Corn syrup
  • 1/4 ts Cream of tartar
  • 1/2 ts Peppermint flavoring
  • 1 Food coloring
  • 1/2 ts Wintergreen flavoring


Place sugar, water, corn syrup and cream of tartar in saucepan. Boil to
soft ball stage. Remove from heat. Divide into two equal parts. Add
peppermint flavoring to one part witha few drops of green food coloring. To
remaining half, add wintergreen with a few frops of red food coloring. Beat
each portion until creamy. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. If candy
becomes too hard to handle, place in a pan of hot water to soften. To make
licorice flavored mints, add 1/4 teaspoon anise and a few drops of yellow
food coloring or leave white. Yield: 4 dozen.

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