Valentine Cream Cheese Mints

This recipe comes from Nancy's Kitchen with Nancy's permission.  Thanks!
 
 
Make a batch of these mints for your honey and add the poem.  This may be even more meaningful if you are just starting the test of time together!
 
 
 

Valentine Cream Cheese Mints

Old fashioned and favorite recipes collected over 35 years.

1 (3 oz package) cream cheese at room temperature
4 drops food coloring  (mint-green, lemon-yellow, strawberry-pink)
1 teaspoon flavoring extract
1 tablespoon milk
1 pound confectioners sugar

Stir all but the confectioners sugar together until well mixed; then mix all the sugar into the cream cheese mixture; kneading it with your hands. When completely mixed, roll into a large sausage like roll. Break off small amounts and roll into balls, about 1 inch in diameter. Place balls on waxed paper, and press flat with fork dipped in confectioner's sugar. Let dry until tops are just dry, then flip and dry out the underside. Store in airtight container Yields: 80-90 mints

 

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