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Home made Christmas Mints
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Home Made Christmas Mints

Home Made Mints made with powdered sugar, butter, peppermint flavoring and corn syrup
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Mint
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 day
Servings 15 servings

Equipment

  • Electric Mixer

Ingredients

  • ¼ Cup Butter
  • Cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1.5 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 1.5 Cups Powdered Sugar plus more for rolling
  • Food Coloring

Instructions

  • Mix butter and corn syrup together in a small mixing bowl
  • Stir in peppermint or extract of choice
  • Slowly add 2 cups of powdered sugar and mix well
  • Knead until the powdered sugar is well absorbed and smooth -add additional powdered sugar if needed
  • Divide dough into 3 equal parts or however many colors you are using
  • Tint the dough in colors you are using by adding 4-5 drops of food color to the dough. I added green to one, red to one and left the third white. If the dough is sticky knead more powdered sugar into the dough if needed
  • Cut the dough and form 1 inch balls (rolling on hand) roll through additional powdered sugar
  • Place on a parchment paper-lined tray or cookie sheet
  • Flatten gently with a fork
  • Let candies stand for 12-24 hrs uncovered at room temperature
  • Ready to serve - store in an airtight container