Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

The perfect sweet end to a meal. From the Pennsylvania Dutch chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Cooking time is approximate

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil sugar and water to 238F or until a small amount forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water.
  2. Add peppermint, remove from stove and beat until it thickens.
  3. Drop from a spoon in thin patties on buttered wax paper.
  4. If wintergreen is used, tint with red or green food coloring.

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