Melt Away Mints Recipe
Dietary Candy Recipe
Three simple ingredients make tasty Melt Away Mints! Milkcote chocolate coating, vegetable shortening and peppermint oil. Milkcote is a diabetic chocolate. If your not a diabetic you can substituite with regular chocolate.
1-1/2 pound *Milkcote chocolate coating finely chopped
2/3 cup melted vegetable shortening
3 or 4 drops pure peppermint extract
In the top of a double boiler, melt milkcote coating over hot, not boiling, water.
Add shortening and peppermint, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
Chill chocolate mixture in the refrigerator until of a soft custard consistency.
Place in a mixing bowl and beat for 30 seconds. Do not overbeat.
Pour into a waxed paper-lined 10 x 13-inch pan.
Cover with batter and tap pan to level mixture. Place in refrigerator until firm but not hard. Cut into squares. Dip in melted and cooled milkcote coating.
Recommended Extract: Neilsen Massey Pure Peppermint Extract
Yield: 100 servings