Wonderful homemade mint patties. These can be colored according to season and cut into shapes, using cookie or canape cutters. Have fun with them!
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon mint extract
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound confectioners' sugar
- 1 drop red food coloring (optional)
Beat white corn syrup, butter or margarine, mint extract, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix in 1 pound of powdered sugar and knead intil smooth.
Color with food coloring as desired. Pat or roll to about 1/4 inch thick. Use small cookie cutters to cut shapes.