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These are rich, simple mints often seen at wedding receptions, baby showers, and graduation parties, and they make a perfect last-minute addition to holiday candy trays. Try substituting almond extract for the peppermint. You can roll them in colored sugar before flattening them, if desired.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
72
Yield:
6 dozen
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Ingredients

72
Original recipe yields 72 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with peppermint extract. Beat in half the confectioners' sugar until smooth. Knead in remaining confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated. Shape dough into 1/2 inch balls, place on baking sheets, flatten with a fork, and allow to stand 1 hour to harden. Store in airtight containers in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts

24 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 5g; fat 0.4g; cholesterol 1.3mg; sodium 3.5mg. Full Nutrition
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