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Party Mints With Royal Icing

  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

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

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1647 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.14 g0.22%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.18%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 314.8 mg13.1%

Total Carbohydrates 426 g142.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 407.7 g

Protein 0.56 g1.1%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 7.9%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Party Mints With Royal Icing Recipe