Peppermint Drops

Two cups of granulated sugar, half a cup of cold water, a tiny pinch of

cream of tartar. Boil ten minutes without stirring, let the sugar melt

slowly that it may not burn. Add eight drops of oil of peppermint while

still on the fire. When removed from the stove beat with an egg-beater

until it falls in long drops, when drop quickly on paraffine paper.