Cream Cheese Mints

Great for showers, holidays, etc.

4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
exactly 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 cups powdered sugar

Bea the cream cheese with a mixer until smooth, add the extract and some of the powdered sugar and mix until combined well. Add the remaining sugar and mix until well combined. Tint with food coloring if desired.

Shape into 1/2" balls and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Press flat with a fork and then chill until ready to serve. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for two weeks or freeze up to two months.