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Easy Mint Patties

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  Light corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Peppermint extract 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 4 3⁄4 Cup (76 tbs), sifted
  Food coloring 2 Drop

• In a mixing bowl combine light corn syrup, softened butter or margarine, and peppermint extract. Add powdered sugar, about 1 cup at a time, stirring till well combined.
• Stir desired food coloring into mixture. (Or, divide mixture in half and stir a different food coloring into each portion.)
• 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 till dry. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3110 Calories from Fat 403

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.5%

Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 76.7 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 684 g227.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 606.9 g

Protein 0.48 g0.96%

Vitamin A 28.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.8% Iron 0.06%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Mint Patties Recipe