Peppermint Candy

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
24 hrs

I got this recipe from a magazine of Christmas recipes and crafts. They can be eaten or used as decorations.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 375 g powdered sugar
  • 8 drops peppermint oil
  • Optional

  • food coloring
  • Variations

  • rum flavoring (in place of peppermint oil) or bitter almond flavoring (in place of peppermint oil) or vanilla flavoring (in place of peppermint oil)

Directions

  1. Thoroughly mix all ingredients together.
  2. If the dough is too soft, add more powdered sugar.
  3. Place dough between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and roll out to 8 mm thickness.
  4. Using star shaped cookie cutters (or any other shape you like), cut out shapes (you can used cookie cutters in different sizes if you wish).
  5. Place stars on parchment paper lined cookie sheet or tray and allow to dry for 24 hours.
  6. Store in an airtight container.
  7. You may make a small hole in the stars before drying so that they can be threaded with string and used as decorations.