Candied Mint Leaves

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  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • Granulated sugar
  • Mint leaves (or violet blossoms)


  1. Gather mint leaves after dew had dried.
  2. Beat egg white and 1 teaspoon water slightly with a fork.
  3. Dip or "paint" with small brush, each leaf with egg mixture.
  4. Gently sift sugar over top and bottom. Place on cookie sheet and let dry.
  5. Store in container in layers separated by wax paper.
  6. Pass around as an after-dinner mint.

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