Cream Cheese Mints
2 hr 30 min
1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened Save $
1 tablespoon butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon mint or peppermint extract
Red food color, if desired
1. In food processor, place cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar. Cover; process, using on-and-off pulses, until mixture comes together into a ball. Add mint extract; process just until incorporated.
2. Place dough on work surface sprinkled with additional powdered sugar. Add a few drops food color to center of dough; knead until dough is evenly tinted. Roll dough into ropes; cut into small pieces. Roll each piece into a ball; place on waxed paper.
3. Flatten each ball with a fork. Let stand 2 hours or until dry.
(Recipe curtesy of Betty Crocker – By Deborah Harroun)