This is seriously the easiest candy you’ll ever make. A creamy smooth peppermint with a rich buttery taste.
The perfect little dessert for your holiday parties when you don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. it takes just minutes to throw together.
The best part is, it is super inexpensive to make.
It also only requires 6 simple ingredients, you probably already have.
If you are in need of a quick treat or dessert, you have to try these simple and delicious butter mints.
I love making these for Christmas, Valentines day, New Years Eve, baby and wedding showers, and even just for small get togethers.
what should the texture of my butter be?
It is critical with this recipe, that your butter is at room temperature.
I have tried microwaving my butter a little bit, but that just doesn’t work as well, because some of the butter is fully melted, while the center of the butter, is still cold from being in the fridge.
For best results, we recommend butter that is at room temperature, and soft, but not melted. Your mints will have the best texture, if you follow the instructions, given in the recipe.
could i mix with a whisk?
You could mix these together with a whisk, however, we don’t recommend it. For best results, we highly recommend using an electric mixer. I prefer to use my hand mixer with metal beaters.
It combines best this way. I have tried using a whisk, and the texture just didn’t the same.
what should I do if my mixture is sticky?
If your mixture is a little bit sticky and you are having a hard time rolling out, add a little powdered sugar. Start with a tablespoon at a time.
You can always add powdered sugar, but you can’t always take it away. So start with a little and add more as needed.
Also remember to put a little powdered sugar on your hands, as directed in the recipe.
what is the best way to store these butter mints
Well if you have any left over, you need to store these mints in an air tight container, to ensure they stay soft.
You could also wrap them in in saran wrap.
I like to put mine in an airtight container, and place them in the fridge.
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