Home Made Creme de Menthe
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups water
3.5 cups 80 proof vodka
1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 drops of green food coloring
Bring water and sugar to a boil, stirring frequently.
Lower heat and simmer for five minutes.
Allow to cool to room temperature.
Add flavorings, color and vodka and stir until mixed.
Store in a glass bottle in a dark place for one week.