Cream Cheese Mints
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- 1 pkg
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 1/4 c
- butter, softened
- 2 lb
- powdered sugar
- a few drops of food coloring (as desired)
- 1/2 tsp
- peppermint, wintergreen, lemon, or any extract(s) of your choice.
1Combine cream cheese and butter in heavy-bottomed saucepan. Stir over low heat until cheese is soft, butter is melted, and mixture is thoroughly blended.
2Add powdered sugar and stir until well combined.
3Add your choice of food coloring and flavoring. If desired, divide the whole batch to male 2 or more colors choices, adding extract to taste.
4Roll into 1-inch balls. Place on waxed paper and press with fork or cookie stamp.
5Let stand, uncovered, about 4 hours or overnight, until mints are firm and outside is dry, but inside is still moist and creamy.