Essential Oils for Wellness and Well Being
Butter Mint Recipe
by Cheryl on November 26th, 2013

Oh my gosh!!!!  We have a strange obsession with butter mints, there are some restaurants who would be better served to charge us for the mints and give us our meals for free.  I have always fretted over how unhealthy they are.  I now have a solution.
 
I made my own butter mints today using Essential Oils. 
 
2 sticks of unsalted butter (not margarine)
2 lbs of confectionary sugar
8-10 drops of high quality, safe to ingest Peppermint Essential Oil (start with 8 and test to see if you want more peppermint)
2 Tbsp of Water
 
Put all ingredients in stand mixer or food processor.  Mix until it makes a dough (think thick like pizza or cookie dough).  If it is not coming together add more water 1 tsp at a time. 
Separate into about 8 sections.  Take each section and roll out in a round “spaghetti” with a diameter about the size of a dime.  Slice up and let dry.  I did this last part on my pie/pastry mat.
   
When using essential oils for cooking remember that not all essential oils have the same level of quality, in fact many are synthetic or have large amounts of carrier oil in them.  If you are interested in learning more about the oils I chose just contact me and I will be glad to share.  I can be reached via email at Cheryl@BeOilRight.com, by phone at 850-296-7976, or by entering a message via the contact box.


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