Appetizers

Pastel Mint Patties

1902

Pretty Pastel Mint Patties are perfect for Easter and spring time! These mints take just minutes to make and the kiddos can help too!

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1/4 cup butter ( softened )
1/3 cup light corn syrup
4 cups powdered sugar ( divided )
1 ( 2 tsp your choice of extract or candy flavoring - I used mint )
food coloring ( preferably gel or paste )
1/2 cup granulated sugar ( to roll balls in )
Combine butter and corn syrup together in a small bowl. Add 2 cups powdered sugar and your choice of extract and beat until well combined. Add extract 1/2 teaspoon at a time until the mixture reaches your...
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Nutritions

Calories
250

Sodium
8mg
0% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
0.6g
1% DV

Carbs
55g
18% DV

Fiber
0.6g
2% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV