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Minted Leaves And Stems

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Ingredients
  Small curd creamed cottage cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted confectioners' sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Green food color 3 Drop
  Peppermint extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In mixing bowl, beat cottage cheese, and con-fectioners' sugar (enough to make a stiff workable mixture).
Tint a delicate shade of green and flavor with peppermint extract.
Knead stiff mixture several turns.
Sprinkle board generously with granulated sugar.
Cover mixture with a piece of waxed paper and roll about 1/2 inch thick.
Remove paper, turn mixture over and roll to 1/4 inch thick.
With small knife, cut leaves and make indentations to resemble veins.
Roll small balls of mixture to make stems.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Sprinkling
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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