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Mints

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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