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christmas cream cheese mints

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

These five ingredient Cream Cheese Mints are perfect for holiday trays, weddings and parties. They are super easy to bring together and can be modified for different holidays. Plan on making a fun batch for your holiday plans today.

yield 32 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For christmas cream cheese mints

  • 4 oz
    cream cheese softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter softened
  • 4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2
    drops peppermint oil (to taste)
  • gel coloring

How To Make christmas cream cheese mints

  • 1
    Using mixer blend together cream cheese and butter. Slowly add powdered sugar until the mixture pulls away from the side and begins to form a ball. If necessary add a couple more tablespoons of powdered sugar. Add peppermint oil to taste. If desired add gel color and mix until color is uniform.
  • 2
    Pinch off balls that are about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch. Roll the ball in powdered sugar and place on wax paper covered baking sheets. Using a fork that has also been dipped in the powdered sugar press indentation on the top of the mints. Allow to dry on counter for one hour and then place the baking sheets with mints on them in the freezer until frozen. Store in the freezer or in the refrigerator with wax paper between layers.