Cream Cheese Mints

Cream Cheese Mints 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.


Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 2 hrs

    TOTAL : 2 hrs 30 mins

    SERVING : 16

    YIELD : 8 dozen

Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

Per Serving: 112 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 22.6g; fat 2.6g; cholesterol 7.8mg; sodium 21.1mg.