My Grandma's Mint Patties Recipe -

My Grandma's Mint Patties

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"Wonderful homemade mint patties. These can be colored according to season and cut into shapes, using cookie or canape cutters. Have fun with them!"

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Original recipe makes 24 small patties Change Servings


  1. Beat white corn syrup, butter or margarine, mint extract, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix in 1 pound of powdered sugar and knead intil smooth.
  2. Color with food coloring as desired. Pat or roll to about 1/4 inch thick. Use small cookie cutters to cut shapes.
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Sep 11, 2003

It was very sticky, so I didn't bother rolling it out, but most importantly, the taste was just not right, the kids didn't even like it, even after I tried to redeem it by topping it with chocolate. I'll tell ya, I was less than thrilled watching this go down the garbage disposal...I screwed up & doubled the recipe before trying it. Sorry Julie, thanks anyway.

Dec 18, 2004

This made me mad that I actually tried it because I didn't look to see that it has only gotten one star. The "dough" does not set up. It would have made a lovely cake icing, but I kept adding a little more sugar to see if it would hold up like a dough and it would not. Really bummed me out. Julie, do you have the butter ratio wrong or something? Sorry, thumbs down!


7 Ratings

Feb 09, 2009

Correct Measurements 1/3C light corn syrup 1/3C butter everything eles in receipe is correct. hint: confection sugar should have slight mound when measurring out (not an exact measurment).

Dec 11, 2004

This tasted ok, but it is so gooey you have to eat it with a spoon. I even put it in the freezer for 24 hours and it's so still gooey it's practically unedible, unless you want to eat it with a spoon.

Dec 19, 2008

I also tried this recipe and you need much more confectioners' sugar than the recipe states. I actually kneaded in more sugar until the dough felt right. I was able to pat it out and cut circles with a cookie cutter. Perhaps the original ingredients are not porportioned correctly. The recipe does not state either how long to beat the butter and corn syrup. That may make a difference as well. As far as the overall taste, it is really good, even with the extra sugar kneaded in.

May 25, 2010

I had to put a lot of flour on the pattie dough when I was kneading it. It was very sticky, but I enjoyed it! I substituted the mint extract forthe same amount of vanilla.


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  • Calories
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 80 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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