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COOKIES - Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Mays

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (8oz) brick of cream cheese; room temperature
1 tsp peppermint extract
5 6 cups powdered sugar
food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
2. Using a stand mixer or a hand mixer, start to mix the cream cheese
3. Add in the peppermint extract.
4. Slowly add the powdered sugar until thick. The mixture should be stiff enough to hold a peak.
5. If you plan to make a few different colors of mints, divide the cream cheese into two separate bowls before adding the food coloring.
6. Green mints need about 3 drops of green food coloring, and pink mints need about 1 drop of red food coloring.
7. Add the food coloring to the cream cheese mixture and mix until the desired color is reached.
8. Put the cream cheese mixture into a piping bag fitted with a medium star tip and make about nickel sized amounts on the parchment lined sheet pans.
9. Place sheet pan in the freezer for 2 hours to allow the mints to firm up. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator, and enjoy!

 

 

 

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