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Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

Sweet cream cheese mints are the best little treat. They are melt-in-your-mouth sweet and incredibly delicious!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 6 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 5 to 5¼ cups powdered sugar
  • 4 drops peppermint oil
  • any food coloring paste optional



  • In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar. Cream together until well blended. Add in peppermint oil, one drop at a time. Color as desired or leave white.
  • Roll into small balls, and place on wax paper. Use a fork dipped in powdered sugar, to flatten each ball.
  • Let dry on wax paper for about 2 hours then freeze or refrigerate.



Peppermint oil is found in the baking/cooking section of the grocery store. Do not use essential oil peppermint. 


Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.1mg