Family Tested & Approved
(8 ounce) packages cream cheese
(2 lb) packages powdered sugar
10 -11 drops peppermint extract ( scant 1/4 tsp)
granulated sugar ( for rolling)
Mix ingredients in a bowl (best if use dough hooks on your mixer).
Remove from bowl and knead.
You may add food coloring if you desire.
Roll in small balls and then roll the balls in granulated sugar.
Press into molds or slightly flatten balls.
Lay on wax paper to dry at least overnight.
Turn over and dry on other side.
Usually dry 24 hrs on each side.
If keeping longer than a couple of weeks, they need to be frozen. Makes 30 mints or 40 depending on the mold.