Creamy No-Cook Mints

Photo by Heather S.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

7

Dozen

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

7

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    package (3 ounces) light cream cheese

  • 1/4

    teaspoon mint extract

  • 2

    drops green food color (or color of choice)

  • 4 1/4 to 4 1/2

    cups powdered sugar

  • Superfine sugar

Directions

Place cream cheese, mint extract, and food color in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds, or until smooth. Continuing on Speed 2, gradually add powdered sugar and mix about 1 1/2 minutes, or until mixture becomes very stiff. To make mints, dip individual flexible candy molds into superfine sugar. Press in mint mixture. Turn out onto waxed paper covered with superfine sugar. Repeat until all mixture is used, Or: Shape mixture into %-inch balls, using 1 teaspoon for each ball. Roll in superfine sugar. Place on waxed paper covered with superfine sugar. Flatten slightly with thumb to form 1/4-inch thick patties. If desired, press back of fork lightly on patties to form ridges. Store mints, tightly covered, in refrigerator. Mints also freeze well. PER SERVING: (2 MINTS) ABOUT 54 CAL, 0 g PRO, 13 g CARB, 0 g FAT, 1 mgCHOL, 12 mgSOD.

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