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No-Cook Mint Patties Recipe

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This recipe for No-Cook Mint Patties, by , is from McKee Cooks, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alex and Mary Catherine Stofan
Added: Monday, October 13, 2008


1/3 c. light corn syrup
1/4 c. butter, softened
1 t. peppermint extract
1/2 t. salt
1 lb. sifted powdered sugar
1 drop each red and green food coloring
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 t. peppermint extract
2-2 1/2 c. powdered sugar
food coloring

RECIPE #1: Blend corn syrup, butter, peppermint and salt. Add sugar; mix until smooth. Divide into thirds; knead red food coloring into one third and green food coloring into another third. Shape into small balls; flatten with fork on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Let dry. Yield: 72. RECIPE #2: Mix cream cheese with peppermint extract. Gradually add in powdered sugar and knead until no longer sticky. Divide into 4 portions and knead in food coloring of your choice. Shape into 3/4 inch balls, roll in powdered sugar and flatten with a fork. Let dry at room temperature, then store loosely covered in refrigerator. Yield: 6 dozen.




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