Recipe By THERESA NEWBURN
Rating
Published Mar 21st
Prep 1h 30m Cook - Additional - Ready In 1h 30m
Servings 4 dozen Calories 71.1

The mixture for the mint centers is simple for making mints.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 3 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 drops peppermint oil

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, cream together confectioners' sugar and margarine. Blend in corn syrup and peppermint oil. Adjust peppermint oil to taste. Chill 30 to 60 minutes, until firm enough to form into patties.
  2. 2 Shape into balls or patties and chill again for 30 minutes more. Eat as is or dip in melted chocolate and chill again before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 71.1
  • Carbohydrate 9.7 g
  • Fat 3.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Sodium 44.7 mg
  • Sugar 9 g

Reviews

  1. The dogh never got hard enough for balls
  2. I love this recipe! I've made it twice with no problem. Everyone loved them. I followed the recipe exactly. Make sure you chill them for an hour, as you are forming the patties your hands are warm and they get a little soft. Just put them back in the fridge for a little and start - Read more ...
  3. So I was nervous about making this recipe after reading reviews but it's the only mint one I could find so I went for it. I did 2 C. pwd sugar 1/3 c. margarine 1 TBS corn syrup(or a tad more) and a couple drops peppermint. It has turned out thick and yummy so far - Read more ...
  4. very soupy. after reading other reviews I was prepared to add lots of powdered sugar. Even after 3 extra cups of powdered sugar it was still not the right texture. It was entirely too grainy. I do NOT recommend this recipe!
  5. The mesurements on this recipe is just not right. I wish I had read he review before I made it. it was just like soup & I added 1 1/2 to 2 more cups of conf. sugar & still not solid enough.
  6. This did not turn out at all. I did everything exactly as instructed but even after refrigerating over 24 hours these still were runny. I added three more cups powdered sugar and they still won't firm up enough to do anything with. I'm afraid I will have to throw the entire thing away.
  7. I love these mints. If the patties don't thicken don't give up just keep adding powdered sugar and kneading. You won't be disappointed
  8. This was quite a disaster. I was looking for a good mint patty recipe with a firm filling however even after FREEZING the mint filling it was not firm enough to form a ball or a patty for that matter. So because I did not want to waste all of the expensive ingredients I dropped - Read more ...
  9. The mint center filling didn't thicken enough to make patties so I spread the mixture on a cookie sheet and poored melted chocolate on top and then cut them up.
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