Cream Cheese Candies

Cream Cheese Candies 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.

Ingredients

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

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 1 hr

    TOTAL : 1 hr 20 mins

    SERVING : 72

    YIELD : 6 dozen

Instructions Checklist
  • 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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Per Serving: 24 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 5g; fat 0.4g; cholesterol 1.3mg; sodium 3.5mg.