Dietetic Melt-Away Mints
Source of Recipe
List of Ingredients
1 1/2 Lbs. Finely chopped milkcote chocolate coating
2/3 C Melted vegetable shortening
3 or 4 Drops Peppermint oil
In the top of a double boiler, melt milkcote coating over hot, not boiling, water. Add
shortening and peppermint, a little at a time, beating well after each addition. Chill
chocolate mixture in the refrigerator until of a soft custard consistency. Place in a mixing
bowl and beat for 30 seconds. DO NOT OVERBEAT. Pour into a waxed paper-lined 10 x
13-inch pan. Cover with waxed paper and tap pan to level mixture. Place in refrigerator
until firm but not hard. Cut into squares. Dip in melted and cooled milkcote coating.
Makes about 100 pieces.