Mackie's Cream Cheese Mints

Mackie's Cream Cheese Mints

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"These very easy-to-make mints are wonderful not only for weddings, but for parties or anytime! Mmm, minty fresh!"

Ingredients

2 h 50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 91 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 19g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In medium bowl, cream together confectioners' sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Divide into three sections and mix peppermint extract and green food coloring into the first, butter flavored extract and 1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring into the second, and lemon extract and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring into the third.
  2. Roll each section out onto a flat surface and cut with small cookie cutters, or press into candy molds. Allow individual mints to air dry for 2 hours. Then refrigerate or freeze until serving.
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This is a really great basic recipe. The 2 lbs. of powdered sugar and 8 oz of cream cheese are perfect proportions. However the food coloring and flavoring is really optional. I used only 1/4 ts...

Five stars if you make some changes--Our family has used this basic recipe for years but as many discovered the hard way, not with as much flavoring. Our recipe calls for 1 teaspoon total flavo...

These were not very well liked by my family. They were too strong smelling and tasting. I ended up throwing them out. This will not be made again.