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  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Peppermint extract To Taste
  Green food coloring/Red food coloring 3 Drop

In 2-quart glass measure, combine sugar, corn syrup, milk, and cream of tartar.
Cook on HI (max. power) 5 to 6 minutes or until a few drops of mixture in cold water forms a soft ball (238° on' candy thermometer).
Let stand 3 minutes to cool slightly.
Beat with electric mixer until creamy.
Flavor with 8 to 10 drops peppermint extract and color with food coloring.
Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto foil.
When cool, store in airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1828 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.6 mg1.9%

Sodium 76.1 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 470 g156.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0.01%

Sugars 425.9 g

Protein 2 g3.6%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.9% Iron 0.57%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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