Cream Cheese Mints Recipe
These delicious mints are perfect for weddings, baby showers, birthdays, or any special occasion.
Makes 40 to 50 pieces.
3-ounce package cream cheese (at room temperature)
2-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
4 to 6 drops spearmint flavoring
4 to 6 drops yellow food coloring
Mix cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar together. Start with 4 drops of flavoring and then carefully add flavoring and color as desired. Knead until pie dough consistency is achieved. Add sugar to make softer or decrease sugar for a firmer consistency.
Take small pinch and roll into a ball in granulated sugar. Press into mold, remove excess and unmold at once onto waxed paper. Chill until ready to serve.
Butter Molding Tip:
Press butter into mold and place mold in refrigerator. Remove when chilled and unmold.