You can make these super simple old-fashioned cream cheese mints in to time at all. They are perfect for wedding or even baby showers. These mints are naturally gluten-free, and so easy to make a child could do it.
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce|
|Soft butter||3 Tablespoon|
|Powdered sugar||2 Pound , divided (plus extra for rolling)|
|Mint extract||2 Teaspoon (ok to use peppermint extract too)|
|Green food colouring||6 Drop|
|Yellow food coloring||6 Drop|
1.In a large bowl add 8 ounces of cream cheese, 2 to 3 tablespoons of butter, and 2 pounds of powdered sugar. Add in 1 to 2 teaspoons of mint extract. Mix with an electric mixer.
2.Dust a baking sheet with powdered sugar.
3.When the mints are thoroughly blended divide into 1 teaspoon sized balls. Place balls on a baking sheet. Use a fork to to press down on the mints and make a design.
4.Store mints in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. You may want to lay pieces of wax paper between the layers of mints and use as required.