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rizzo0904 Jan 19, 2008 07:30 AM

My neighbor and I both grew up in New England....Mass for me and NH for her. We remember these mints that came in pastel colors and had a pretty flower in the center. I'm not sure if they were a local or national thing. Does anyone remember these? And does anyone know where I can find them?

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    moh Jan 19, 2008 10:28 AM

    Were the mints pretty flower shaped or decorated with a flower?

    There is a thing called Party Mints. They were all different pastel colours and came in a rosette shape. They were made of something like white choclate, but flavoured with mint. They are soft, and bite like chocolate. Could not easily find a picture of them. Don't know if that is what you were referring to.

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      spellweaver16 Jan 19, 2008 11:32 PM

      My grandma makes something similar to that for family weddings. All they are is cream cheese mixed with powdered sugar until it gets a clay-like consistency, flavored, then molded. Loooooooooove them. I'm craving them right now lol

    2. JoanN Jan 19, 2008 10:36 AM

      No flowers, but here are pastel colored mints from Vermont Country Store. If you search around the site, you'll find a different brand of colored mints as well--but still no flowers.

      http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/sh...

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        nemo Jan 19, 2008 11:03 AM

        rizzo: I can taste what you're describing! They were so good. I've just spent way too much time Googling for butter mints, decorated mints, tea party mints -- to little avail. There are plenty of places to buy decorated sugar cubes, so maybe an E-mail to one of those companies might get you a lead. I can still see a rosebud or a violet with a tiny green leaf...

        http://jankishlapetitefleur.com/v2/fl... has some 21st century ones for weddings. Take a look.

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          rizzo0904 Jan 19, 2008 11:24 AM

          Yes!! Those are what I am looking for...except not at $85/lb. Someone made a commercial version of those.

          Thanks for the googling :) I've been doing it all day as well.

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            Jule Jan 19, 2008 01:36 PM

            How about these? -although not decorated.

            http://www.groovycandies.com/V2ProdDe...

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          Hooda_Guest Jan 20, 2008 05:49 AM

          Are you talking about Russell Stover Rosebud mints? They came in a box in pastel colors and each one had a little rosebud on the top. I thought these had been discontinued years ago but the FAQ on the website says they can be special ordered from retail locations.

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            rizzo0904 Jan 20, 2008 09:42 AM

            That has got to be them!! Thank you. The closest one to me is Kittery, ME so I'll have to place an order and make a day trip.

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            brooke1056 Feb 25, 2009 05:54 AM

            Hello Everyone! I was so excited to see all these posts about Rosebud Mints. I loved these little mints growing up...they were my favorite candy of all time!! I've been trying to find them for years but a few years ago I realized they were discontinued. I actually placed a call to Russell Stover yesterday and asked if they would specially make them for me. I spoke to a very nice woman from customer service and she said they don't make them anymore. I asked her if she could pass along my suggestion of bringing them back. She said she would defiantly pass along my suggestion and she mentioned I was not the first person who has called about these mints. So I was thinking if enough of us call Russell Stover, maybe we can get them to bring back the mints!! The number I called is 1-800-477-8683 . Let's all help to get these mints back on the shelves!!!!

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              rizzo0904 Apr 10, 2009 06:26 AM

              I just emailed...I loved those things.

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                kalenasmith Apr 10, 2009 12:53 PM

                This candy company makes little rosebud mints:

                http://www.suzettecandies.com/

                They're listed under weddings/events

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                  brooke1056 Apr 17, 2009 12:11 PM

                  Hi there,
                  I looked on the site and I didn't find anything that looked like minature Rosebud Mints. Do you know what their listed as??

                  Thanks!

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                LSUMiss Dec 1, 2009 08:25 AM

                Putting on makeup and the Russell Stover Rosebud Mints came to me. My little sister and I absolutely loved them. We received them for our birthdays and at Christmas. We were so disappointed when we couldn't find them anymore. I will definitely call Russell Stover today. Thanks for the info.

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                MakingSense Apr 10, 2009 02:48 PM

                My aunt made wedding cakes and she also made these mints. Simple as can be.
                They're fondant and really easy. You can make a batch and it keeps in the fridge for a very long time. Take out what you need, add coloring if you wish, drop into rounds or molds, and decorate.
                http://www.yumyum.com/recipe.htm?ID=14768
                or
                http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/mint_fondant
                You can also cheat with a cream cheese and sugar version.
                http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1813,...

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                  DonnaAT Jun 16, 2013 09:29 AM

                  Here you go:
                  http://www.foleyscandies.ca/product.c...

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                    ssullivan Jul 7, 2013 08:11 AM

                    I have been looking for these for YEARS!!! How could Russell Stover do this to us? Mom always had these for her club parties. I used to open them and sneek a few!
                    I will call them again!
                    The closest I've come are the ones at the Vermont store. No rosebud but it is close.
                    I have tried to talk to Russell Stover and they just listen...no real answer to the situation. The outlook stores just look at you like you are crazy.
                    If anyone has the answer please let me know!

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                      ssullivan Jul 7, 2013 08:27 AM

                      I think I have found the closest thing to these mints! I have ordered them and will let you know. Jan Kish la Petite flour
                      you can order these at 614 848 5855 (EST). And order. Not cheap but perfect for my daughters wedding! I wanted them for mine. I didn't get them for mine but will order these for her!

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                        Phobospyros Dec 18, 2013 11:03 PM

                        These mints that are like chocholate rosebuds but are pastel colours are very common in most Canadian grocery store bulk sections. They are very cheap for a 2lb bag. I agree they are great. Nothing else like em.

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                          ssullivan Dec 21, 2013 09:18 AM

                          Tell me what the name is? What company makes them? My friends are going to Canada and I want them to pick some up.

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