Cream Cheese Mints

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These seem to be everyone's favorite holiday candy recipe. Could be the melt in your mouth texture, or perhaps the sweet peppermint taste. Could also be the fact that this is the easiest candy recipe around! If stored in airtight container, these can be frozen for a couple months. These can also be made into pretty shapes by rolling in granulated sugar, pressing into candy molds, and dropping them out.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 drops peppermint oil

  • 1 drop any color food coloring paste

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and confectioner's sugar. Mix in peppermint oil. Color as desired with food coloring paste, or leave white.

  2. Roll mixture into small balls, and place on waxed paper. Flatten with a fork dipped in confectioners' sugar. Let dry for about 2 hours on waxed paper, then freeze or refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

112 Calories
3g Fat
23g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 112
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 0g
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 7mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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