How to Make Cream Cheese Mints
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, shortening and peppermint oil with mixer until smooth. Gradually add the confectioner's sugar until well combined. (Dough will be soft and elastic.) Roll dough into small balls, and place each ball on prepared baking sheet. Press fork into each ball to flatten. Cover baking sheet with plastic wrap, and chill overnight.