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Easiest-Ever Homemade Candies

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 24 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 60

Enjoy these peppermint candies decorated with icing – a perfect holiday dessert treat. MORE+ LESS-

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

Steps

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  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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