Cream Cheese Mints

Lauri Myers

By
@lauriscakes1

My Mom showed me how to make these without a Kitchen Aide Stand Mixer. I'm so grateful for the modern mixer!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
30
Prep:
2 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1
(8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1
(2 lb) packages powdered sugar
10 -11 drops peppermint extract ( scant 1/4 tsp)
food coloring (optional)
granulated sugar ( for rolling)

Step-By-Step

1Mixture will be dry.
2Mix ingredients in a bowl (best if use dough hooks on your mixer).
3Remove from bowl and knead.
4You may add food coloring if you desire.
5Roll in small balls and then roll the balls in granulated sugar.
6Press into molds or slightly flatten balls.
7Remove from mold.
8Lay on wax paper to dry at least overnight.
9Turn over and dry on other side.
10Usually dry 24 hrs on each side.
11If keeping longer than a couple of weeks, they need to be frozen. Makes 30 mints or 40 depending on the mold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies