Wreath Mints
Contributed by Diane S.

16-oz. box of confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons evaporated milk
1/2 cup soft butter or margarine
2 drops green food coloring
4 drops peppermint flavoring
Red cinnamon candies

1. Blend the confectioners' sugar, evaporated milk, butter or margarine,
green food coloring, and peppermint flavoring with an electric mixer at
high speed.

2. Knead a 1" ball of the mixture. Roll the mixture into a cylinder and
bend it around in a circle to make a wreath shape.

3. Press a few red cinnamon candies into mixture to make holly berries.

4. Cover a baking sheet with paper towels and place the candies on the
towels. Cover the candies with more paper towels and let harden overnight.

Makes about four dozen candies.

Note: Children can help by kneading, rolling, shaping and decorating the

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