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Party Mints With Royal Icing

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White karo syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Peppermint oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cold water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Put sugar, syrup, salt, and water in top of double boiler.
When it starts to boil add 1/4 teaspoon of cream of tartar.
Let boil until soft-ball stage is reached.
Take up, place vessel in cold pan of water and start beating with electric mixer until creamy.
Then add 3 or 4 drops of peppermint.
Return vessel to hot water and let melt.
Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls on waxed paper.
This makes a pretty flat mint to be decorated with this

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Mint

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