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    Quick and Easy, No Cook Holiday Butter Mints

    Quick and Easy, No Cook Holiday Butter Mints. Photo by BamaBelle30

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    Total Time:

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    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    dukeswalker's Note:

    These tasty little mints are better than traditional after dinner butter mints. Great for any holiday treat and perfect as an additional to holiday cookie trays. Cooking time is actually drying time.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 teaspoon mint extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon butter flavor extract
    • 2 cups powdered sugar (or a little more, as needed)
    • 3 drops food coloring, your choice
    • water, drops as needed

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter in medium bowl in the microwave.
    2. 2
      Add mint, vanilla, butter extract and food coloring.
    3. 3
      Add powdered sugar and knead with hand until no longer sticky and able to form a ball, add drops of water/sprinkles of sugar as needed.
    4. 4
      Place on counter sprinkled with powdered sugar and roll to 1/4 inch thick.
    5. 5
      Use small, dime size cookie cutter to cut into bite size mints.
    6. 6
      Allow to dry (drying time will vary depending upon humidity) and enjoy!
    7. 7
      You can use diff color food coloring for diff holidays.
    8. 8
      The amount of mints will vary depending upon the size of cookie cutter you use- I have found perfect sized cutters in my daughter's play-doh kit!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 12, 2013

      45

    • on December 23, 2009

      45

      Great, easy mint. I made a trial batch and will now make a few batches to give as gifts. Thanks for a great recipe!

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    • on August 01, 2009

      55

      Wonderful, I did use 1/2 tsp. mint extract. Everyone loved these with a star of extra special buttercream icing on top!! *****

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick and Easy, No Cook Holiday Butter Mints

    Serving Size: 1 (2 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 100

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 11.5
     
    Calories from Fat 2
    17%
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.6 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.4 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 2.3 g
    9%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

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