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Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tammy Martin
Added: Monday, September 7, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/2 tsp. liquid peppermint flavor
2 to 2 1/2 c unsifted powdered sugar
Food color of your choice
Sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, mix cream cheese and peppermint flavor until well blended. Gradually add powdered sugar and knead on a board or counter until no longer sticky and shapes easily into small balls. Divide into four equal portions. To each portion, knead in 1 drop food color of your choice or enough to make desired color. Shape into 3/4" balls, then roll in sugar. Flatten balls with tines of a fork. Let mints dry at room temperature. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks with waxed paper between layers. Or, cover tightly and freeze up to 2 months

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-7 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our family makes these each year as a Christmas tradition.

 

 

 

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