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  December 08, 2023

Christmas Candy Recipes
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Happy Holiday Mints Recipe

Recipe: Happy Holiday Mints Recipe
Category: Christmas Candy Recipes
Student Level: preschool, kindergarten, elementary


1 stick butter
1/4 C whipping cream
1/4 t peppermint flavoring
1/4 t butter flavoring
5 C powdered sugar
Red food coloring
Green food coloring


  • Place the butter and whipping cream in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Bring the mixture to a full boil, stirring continuously.
  • Once at a full boil remove the pan from the heat.
  • Stir in the both of the flavorings.
  • Sift the powered sugar into the bowl and stir to combine. 
  • Divide the mixture between two bowls.
  • Tint one bowl of the mixture red and tint the second green.
  • Press the mixture into Christmas molds and allow them to set.
  • Once set pop the mints out onto wax paper.
  • These can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Serving Size:  12 dozen

These mints make great decorations for that Christmas table.  The look wonderful filling up those candy dishes and arranged in a bowl of nuts.  They are pretty sweet so be careful not to over indulge.

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