Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
50 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
96 to 120 pieces
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl stir together softened cream cheese and peppermint extract. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until mixture is smooth. (Knead in the last of the powdered sugar with your hands.) Add black icing; knead until food coloring is evenly distributed.

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  • Form cream cheese mixture into 3/4-inch balls. Roll each ball in sanding sugar if desired; place on waxed paper. Cover mints with paper towels; let dry overnight. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator or freeze up to 1 month. Makes 96 to 120 pieces.

Nutrition Facts

49 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 3mg; carbohydrates 10g; sugars 10g; vitamin a 48.6IU; sodium 9mg; potassium 4mg.
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