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Green Minted Nuts Recipe

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This recipe for Green Minted Nuts, by , is from Grandma Farr's Culinary Treasures, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carole Inglish
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009


1 c sugar
1/2 c water
1 T white corn syrup
1/4 t salt
6 large marshmallows
3 drops oil of peppermint
3 c pecan or walnut halves
few drops food coloring

Boil water, sugar, syrup and salt to very soft ball stage (225 degrees). Melt marshmallows in hot syrup. Add peppermint and coloring; stir well.
Add nuts and stir with wooden spoon until mixture begins to grain.
Turn out on waxed paper and separate nuts with forks.
Freezes well up to 8 months.




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