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Holiday Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

Posted by  ·  December 16, 2014  ·  Last Updated: December 16, 2014

Cream cheese mints add a little something sweet and delicious to a party! Just four simple ingredients and a holiday mint mold and you can treat your guests to festive Christmas tree mints! This is a classic mint recipe popular at weddings but really they can be made for any occasion. Don’t miss my yummy chocolate cream cheese mint recipe perfect for Easter. Really they can be made for any occasion.
holiday cream cheese mints recipe

 

Cream Cheese Mints Ingredients

4 ounces cream cheese
1 pound powdered sugar
flavoring (I love cheesecake flavoring)
coloring
granulated sugar for rolling the balls
rubber silcone mint mold

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Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

Mix the powder sugar, flavoring, cream cheese and coloring together with a mixer. Mixture will form a ball. It should be the consistency of a stiff playdough. Roll cream cheese mixture into balls. Roll balls in the granulated sugar to coat.

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Press the sugar coated ball into the rubber mint mold. Immediately turn the mold over and gently flex so mint falls from the mold. Sometimes if the mixture gets too warm it will not release well. Chill the mixture before proceeding. Sometimes during the process the mold might become sticky causing the mints to not easily release from the mold. Wash and dry the mold and begin again.

how to make cream cheese mints

How to store cream cheese mints

Place mints in an airtight container in single layers. Place parchment paper or wax paper between each layer. Keep mints for up  to two weeks in the refrigerator or up to three months in the freezer. Before serving allow mints to come to room temperature before opening the container. Cream cheese mints can be left out of the refrigerator for a few hours. They will form a crust on the outside but will be smooth and creamy on the inside. Delicious!

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  1. Sherri Patterson
    Monday, October 30th, 2017
    How much flavoring
  2. Rosemarie Carneal
    Saturday, September 16th, 2017
    Where would I find the Christmas molds for the cream cheese mints
    PLEASE HELP - need to make a whole big bunch
    Thank you for this and all your other good things
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    Rosemarie

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