Yield: 30 candies

Strawberry Mints

Prep Time 15 minutes
Set Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes

Strawberry Mints are adorably pink candies you can make at home. These easy mints make a perfect gift or addition to any dessert table.


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon mint extract
  • ⅓ cup light corn syrup
  • 3 ¾ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons strawberry gelatin powder


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, extract, corn syrup, sugar, and gelatin. The dough will be crumbly.
  2. Using your hands, pinch about 2 teaspoons of dough and work it into a ball. Place on parchment paper.
  3. Repeat until all dough has been rolled. Dip tines of fork in powdered sugar and flatten each mint with a fork.
  4. All the mints to set at room temperature for about 3 hours, to become firm.


  • Store in airtight container at room temperature. Or refrigerate and enjoy chilled.
  • The dough will be crumbly when you mix the ingredients together.
  • Use your hands to roll the dough into balls. The warmth of your hands will help the dough stay together.
  • Dip the fork in powdered sugar before using it to flatten the mints. This will help prevent the dough from sticking to the fork.
  • Let the Strawberry Mints set at room temperature for at least 3 hours before you eat them.
  • Give these as a gift or party favor in a cute jar with a ribbon. Wonderful for Valentine's Day!
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 93Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 4mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 0gSugar: 16gProtein: 0g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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