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    Minted Snowballs

    Roll 10 vanilla ice cream balls in shredded coconut. Freeze. At serving time, spoon half the Mint Sauce (below) into dessert dishes. Add ice cream balls and spoon on remaining sauce. 10 servings Mint Sauce Heat 1 jar (10 oz) mint jelly and 3 to 4 tbsp. water, stirring occasionally, until jelly...
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    Minted Leg of Lamb

    1/2 cup brown sugar (packed) 1/2 cup salad oil 1 tsp. grated lemon peel 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 tbsp. vinegar 1/4 cup snipped mint leaves 1 tsp. tarragon leaves 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. dry mustard 4 to 5 lb rolled leg of lamb Mint leaves In saucepan, mix sugar, oil, lemon peel and juice, vinegar...
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    Brownie Cherry Surprises (Fondue Dippers)

    1 egg 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts 1 tbsp water 1 pkg (15.5 oz) Betty Crocker brownie mix 30 maraschino cherries, drained Heat oven to 375F. Mix thoroughly egg, nuts, water and brownie mix (dry). Mold scant tablespoonful dough around each cherry. Bake on ungreased baking sheet 8 to 10 minutes...
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    Fresh Mint Fondue

    Mix 1/4 cup finely snipped mint leaves and 1/4 cup sugar; let stand 1 hour. Melt 1 cup mint-flavored apple jelly over low heat; blend in mint-sugar mixture and 1/4 cup water. Pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers (below) and swirl in fondue. 1 1/2 cups Dippers: Chiffon cake...
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    Minute Chocolate Fondue

    In saucepan, heat 1 can Betty Crocker ready-to-spread frosting over low heat, stirring frequently. Pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers (below) and swirl in fondue. 2 cups Minute Minty Chocolate Fondue: Stir 1/2 tsp. mint extract into frosting. Dippers: Angel food cake...
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    Lamb Fondue

    Trim fat from 2 lbs. boneless lamb shoulder. Cut meat into 1" cubes. Prepare Mock Bernaise Sauce and Orange-Mint Sauce. Cover meat and sauces; refrigerate. Remove from refrigerator about 15 minutes before serving. Prepare oil and cook meat as directed for Beef Fondue. Dip into sauces. 4 servings.
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    Orange-Mint Sauce

    Heat 1/4 cup orange marmalade and 2 tbsp. prepared mustard over low heat, stirring constantly, until marmalade melts. Stir in 2 tbsp. snipped mint leaves. About 1/2 cup.
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    Minty Chocolate Flip

    3/4 cup Glossy Fudge Sauce 1/4 cup malted milk powder 2 cups milk 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract 2 to 3 cups vanilla ice cream, softened Mix sauce and malted milk powder until smooth. Slowly blend in milk and flavorings. Chill. To serve, stir in ice cream just until...
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    Old Kentucky Lemonade

    1 large bunch mint (about 10 sprigs) 1 cup lemon juice (about 5 lemons) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1 qt. ginger ale, chilled Wash mint and remove leaves. Mix lemon juice, sugar, and water; pour over mint leaves. Let stand 30 minutes. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Serve over crushed...
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    Fruit-Limeade Frost

    Pour 1 can (6oz) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed, over fresh fruit (watermelon or cantaloupe balls, pineapple wedges, peach slices, banana slices) in bowl. Cover; chill 2 hours. To serve, spoon into chilled dessert dishes. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
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    No-Cook Divinity

    1 pkg. Betty Crocker fluffy white frosting mix 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup boiling water 1 pkg. (16 oz) confectioners' sugar 1 cup chopped nuts In small mixer bowl, combine frosting mix (dry), corn syrup, vanilla and boiling water. Beat on highest speed until stiff peaks...
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    Minted Grapefruit

    Mix 1 can (16 oz) unsweetened grapefruit sections (with liquid) and 2 or 3 drops peppermint extract. Cover; chill at least 1 hour. 4 servings (30 calories each)
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    Very easy Perfect Peppermint Crisp Tart

    Hi all As promised, this week I'm giving you my next recipe, or at least more or less how I grew up knowing this dessert from my grandmother's days. The ingredients: 500ml fresh cream 1 X tin caramel 1 X pack of biscuits (the tealovers or tennis biscuit kind) Some fresh frozen mint leaves...
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    Balloon Cake

    Bake devils food cake mix in oblong pan, 13x9x2", as directed on package. Prepare creamy white frosting mix as directed on package or use Butter Cream Frosting. Frost cake. Arrange pastel mint wafers for balloons in a cluster in upper corner of cake. Use shoestring licorice for balloon strings...
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    Choo Choo Cake

    Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour 6 loaf pans, 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2", and 1 layer pan, 9 x 1 1/2". Prepare any flavor of layer cake mixes as directed on package except - fill each loaf pan 1/2 full with batter; pour remaining batter into layer pan. Bake loaves 20 to 25 minutes, layer 25 to 30...
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    Winter Salad Variety

    Toss with greens and serve in lettuce cups: Sliced zucchini and cauliflowerets or thinly sliced radishes. Shredded parsnips, chopped sweet onion, chopped celery and pimento-stuffed olives. Marinate and serve in lettuce cups: Cooked green peas and cooked French-style green beans, chopped green...
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    Sliced Beet Salad With Orange Vinaigrette

    Makes 6-8 servings Prep time: 20 minutes Does not freeze well. Candied Pecans: 3 tbsp. corn syrup 1 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/2 - 1 tsp. cayenne pepper to taste 1 1/2 cups pecan halves Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tbsp. orange zest 2 tbsp. canola oil 1 tsp honey 1...
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    Chocolate Fudge Mint Brownies

    2 oz. unsweetened chocolate 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 1 cup sugar Pinch salt 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts Mint Layer Icing: 1 1/2 cup sifted icing sugar 2 tbsp. soft butter 2 tbsp. milk 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract Few drops green food coloring...
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    Amaretto Bon-Bons

    1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup fruit sugar 1 tsp. instant coffee granules 1 tsp. boiling water 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur * 1 1/5 cup crushed vanilla wafer crumbs 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds ** Cocoa, colored sugar or chocolate shot In top of double boiler...
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    Mango & Avocado, Crab Salad

    For the sauce: 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and diced 1/4 cup of water 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste For the salad: 1 lb of fresh lump crab meat, (shell/cartilage removed) 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons...