Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

I've made these little mints on and off for the past 30 years at Christmas. The original recipe calls for frosting mix in a box, I don't think they even make frosting in a box any more so you will need to buy the can frosting, I think the size is the same. These are a nice after dinner mint, too. Tint any color you want.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 (15 ounce) package frosting, white creamy-style
  • 3 drops peppermint oil
  • food coloring (your choice)


  1. Melt butter or margarine in top of double boiler.
  2. Add frosting, mix until smooth.
  3. Cook over rapidly boiling water 5 minutes, stir occasionally.
  4. Add flavoring and desired food coloring.
  5. Drop by teaspoons on to waxed paper.
  6. Swirl tops while warm.
  7. If mixture thickens just add a few drops of water.

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