Easy Mint Patties Recipe
Gluten Free Recipe
Make sure you get pure peppermint extract to make these sweet and easy mint patties as good as they should be! These are melt in your mouth when done right. No chocolate coating.
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon gluten free peppermint extract
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 to 2 drops desired color vegetable food coloring
4-3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar (about 1 pound)
Combine light corn syrup, softened butter and peppermint extract.
Add sugar, about 1 cup at a time, stirring until well combined. Stir desired food coloring into mixture. Shape candy mixture into 1-inch balls.
Place the balls 2-inches apart on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Gently flatten each ball with the tines of a fork.
Let candy stand at room temperature about 3 hours or until dry. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator.
Recipe makes 56 pieces
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