Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

You can make this in other flavors too, but peppermint is my favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, syrup and water.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil till it reaches 310°.
  3. Add oil and food color.
  4. Spread in a lightly buttered cookie sheet.
  5. Cool and break.
  6. Shake in a bag with powdered sugar.


Most Helpful

I made this with cinnamon oil instead of the peppermint. It turn out great and was fairly easy. i poured mine into an 8x8 pan and when it was cool, slid it into a zip lock bag to beat it with a rolling pin. I ended up with good size pieces--sharp but to get not-so sharp pieces I think you'd need a mold or something. The powdered sugar is a nice touch. I passed mine around work and received great reviews. Thanks for sharing.

Saeriu December 23, 2008

Made this for Xmas and wasn't really pleased with how it turned out. I had trouble breaking it into pieces after it cooled. It broke into pieces that were large and very pointy. i followed the recipe exactly but I couldn't get it too crack like it should. i don't think I would make again will try another recipe next time.

Bunlady March 02, 2008

This a tried and true recipe. It is one of my families favorites

RoseHeart364 November 02, 2005

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