Post by carnation037 on Jan 23, 2003 0:14:18 GMT -6
Cream Cheese Mints
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese 2 Tbs half and half 1/4 c. soft butter 1 pkg. (15 oz.) white creamy frosting mix 1 tsp peppermint extract Food coloring, as desired Combine cream cheese, half and half and butter in a heavy bottomed saucepan. Stir over low heat until cheese mixture is soft, creamy and butter is melted. Blend in frosting mixing well. Add peppermint extract and food coloring. Divide to make several colors. Roll into balls or drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper. Press with a fork or stamp with design if desired. Let stand, uncovered, at room temperature until firm and outside is dry. The inside should still be creamy. Makes about 8 dozen.