Peppermint Mints


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/8 pound butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 5 drops oil of peppermint (or any flavoring you'd rather use)
  • Food coloring if desired

Instructions

  1. Bring sugar and water to a boil in a heavy bottom saucepan. Slightly reduce heat and continue to boil till syrup forms hard ball on candy thermometer (approximately 262 degrees F). DO NOT STIR.
  2. Pour onto cold marble slab (or other hard, cold, non-porous surface) and add peppermint oil and coloring.
  3. Butter your fingers and begin to pull before mixture cools. Pull until crust begins to form - takes a bit of practice to tell.
  4. Twist into rope and cut with scissors.
  5. Allow to cool on slab.
  6. Pack into tins. Candy will cream in a day or two.

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