Gigi's Minted Brazils

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Recipe by Krsi Sue

You may use nuts other than Brazil nuts if you wish. Green like the Evergreen and new as the New Year. During WWII, the Montana-Dakota Utilities Company published monthly recipes and at Christmas, sent out a Holiday menu. This is from my grandma's (Gigi)collection of recipes from them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sugar, syrup and salt slowly to 230 degrees.
  2. Remove from heat just before it forms a soft ball when tried in cold water.
  3. Add marshmallows and stir until they are melted.
  4. Add flavoring, coloring and nuts.
  5. Stir until nuts are coated and mixture starts to harden.
  6. Drop on wax paper and cool.

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