Party Mints With Royal Icing
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|White karo syrup||2 Tablespoon|
|Peppermint oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Cold water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
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