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Pastel Mint Patties

Pretty Pastel Mint Patties are perfect for Easter and spring time! These mints take just minutes to make and the kiddos can help too!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pastel mint patties
Prep Time 30 minutes
Let stand 1 day
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Servings 60 patties
Calories 50kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 4 cups powdered sugar divided
  • 1 tsp your choice of extract or candy flavoring - I used mint 1 to 2 tsp
  • food coloring - preferably gel or paste I USED THESE FOOD COLORS
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar to roll balls in

Instructions

  • Combine butter and corn syrup together in a small bowl.
  • Add 2 cups powdered sugar and your choice of extract and beat until well combined. Add extract 1/2 teaspoon at a time until the mixture reaches your desired flavor.
  • Stir in an additional cup of powdered sugar.
  • Turn bowl onto a cutting board sprinkled with last cup of powdered sugar.
  • Knead the mixture until sugar is absorbed and is completely smooth.
  • Divide dough into four portions.
  • Tint one portion pink, one green, one blue and one yellow.
  • Shape into 3/4 inch balls and roll in granulated sugar.
  • Flatten gently with a fork.
  • Let candies stand, uncovered, at room temperature for 1 day.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 8mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg