can you substitute peppermint oil for peppermint extract??? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 2 Old 12-21-2007, 05:47 PM - Thread Starter
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I am making some cookies for neighbors and just realized that though I thought I had peppermint extract I don't.
Can I use a couple drops of peppermint oil instead? I know it's safe to use a drop of peppermint oil in a glass of water to increase concentration/mental clarity so I don't think it will make them sick.

Anyone know for sure???
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Peppermint extract's main ingredient is peppermint oil. As long as what you have is food safe, sure.

Use it sparingly though. A little bit goes a long way. And the extracts are cut with alcohol.

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