Mackie's Cream Cheese Mints

Mackie's Cream Cheese Mints

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"These very easy-to-make mints are wonderful not only for weddings, but for parties or anytime! Mmm, minty fresh!"
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Ingredients

2 h 50 m servings 91 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 19g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In medium bowl, cream together confectioners' sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Divide into three sections and mix peppermint extract and green food coloring into the first, butter flavored extract and 1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring into the second, and lemon extract and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring into the third.
  2. Roll each section out onto a flat surface and cut with small cookie cutters, or press into candy molds. Allow individual mints to air dry for 2 hours. Then refrigerate or freeze until serving.

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Most helpful positive review

Five stars if you make some changes--Our family has used this basic recipe for years but as many discovered the hard way, not with as much flavoring. Our recipe calls for 1 teaspoon total flavo...

Most helpful critical review

This is a really great basic recipe. The 2 lbs. of powdered sugar and 8 oz of cream cheese are perfect proportions. However the food coloring and flavoring is really optional. I used only 1/4 ts...

This is a really great basic recipe. The 2 lbs. of powdered sugar and 8 oz of cream cheese are perfect proportions. However the food coloring and flavoring is really optional. I used only 1/4 ts...

Five stars if you make some changes--Our family has used this basic recipe for years but as many discovered the hard way, not with as much flavoring. Our recipe calls for 1 teaspoon total flavo...

These were not very well liked by my family. They were too strong smelling and tasting. I ended up throwing them out. This will not be made again.

The recipe calls for way too much flavoring. Using the 2 teaspoons called for in the recipe is excessive. When I cut the flavoring down to an 1/8 of a teaspoon these were perfect.

Way too overpowering! It felt like I was eating toothpaste.

These didn't work for me at all. The dough was way too sticky to roll out, so I let it sit overnight and it was STILL too sticky. Also, the flavoring was so strong I had to throw them away. I kn...

They really are good mints. I would just put in a little less of the extracts... especially the mint. It was a little strong for my taste.

My mom and I have been making these for years. They are always a hit! They are especially cute for baby showers, pressed into a cute candy mold. I love the minty flavor.

Well we had high hopes for these with some changes but they just weren't the best. They pretty much tasted like little blobs of flavored frosting, although the peppermint, of course, tasted the...