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       Title: AFTERDINNER MINTS
  Categories: Candies
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
       1    Egg white
       1 tb Cream
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       3 dr Peppermint oil
            Food coloring
       1    Powdered sugar; 16-oz
   1 1/2 ts Butter or shortening; soft
  
   Recipe by: Jo Anne Merrill These may be frozen and kept for several months.
   Good to make ahead and have ready for the holidays. Combine egg white,
   cream, vanilla, peppermint oil and desired food coloring. Stir very well.
   Add box of powdered sugar all at once; mix thoroughly. Work in the butter,
   adding more sugar if needed to make a firm consistency. Shape into small
   balls. Arrange balls on waxed paper; press each ball with tines of fork
   dipped in powdered sugar or cornstarch. Let stand overnight to form a
   crust, then pack in tins with waxed paper between each layer.
  
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