Holiday Peppermints

Enjoy these peppermint candies decorated with icing – a perfect holiday dessert treat.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 24 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 60
 

Ingredients

3 1/2
cups powdered sugar
3
tablespoons water
3
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
2
to 3 drops any color food color, if desired
Decorator icing

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Steps

  • 1 Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. In medium saucepan, combine powdered sugar, water and corn syrup. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves and mixture is smooth.
  • 2 Remove saucepan from heat; stir in peppermint extract and food color. Place saucepan in bowl of hot water; quickly drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheets, forming 3/4-inch patties.
  • 3 Using icing with desired tip, pipe on decoration. Let stand at least 24 hours or until firm. Store in tightly covered container with waxed paper between layers.
  • 1 Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. In medium saucepan, combine powdered sugar, water and corn syrup. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves and mixture is smooth.
  • 2 Remove saucepan from heat; stir in peppermint extract and food color. Place saucepan in bowl of hot water; quickly drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheets, forming 3/4-inch patties.
  • 3 Using icing with desired tip, pipe on decoration. Let stand at least 24 hours or until firm. Store in tightly covered container with waxed paper between layers.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Candy
Calories
30
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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