Butter mint refers to a popular form of mouth freshener which is believed to have originated in America. Butter mint is usually consumed after meals. These mints might be round shaped or square or rectangular. Most people buy them in packets from the market, but they are easy to make and can be prepared at home too. The main ingredients used to make this dish include butter, mint leaves, sugar and heavy cream. Often pastel artificial food colors are added to the Butter mint to make them more appealing. These mints are naturally, very popular among kids.