Quick French Mints Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Granulated sugar1 Pound
 Water1⁄4 Pint
 Peppermint oil6 Drop
 Green coloring2 Drop

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1755 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g0%

Saturated Fat 0 g0%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.07 mg0%

Total Carbohydrates 454 g151.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.02 g0.08%

Sugars 453.2 g

Protein 0.01 g0.02%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.13%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 0.32%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan, measure the sugar nad water and stir over low flame till the sugar dissolves
2. Bring to a boil and cook rapidly till a little of the mixture, when spooned on a saucer of cold water forms a soft bubble
3. Turn the heat off and allow the mixture to cool down till just comfortable to touch
4. Add oil of peppermint and a few drops of green colouring and stir till the mixture turns creamy
5. Spoon the mixture on a sheet of wax paper using two teaspoons and allow to set
6. When set, lift from the wax paper and store in an airtight container

7. Serve/Use as appropriate