Cream Cheese Mints

Lauri Myers


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 Hr 30 Min


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  • 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)

How to Make Cream Cheese Mints


  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.

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About Cream Cheese Mints

Course/Dish: Candies

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