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!


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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

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