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Homemade Christmas Mints

Amish Homemade Christmas Mints

A delightful holiday favorite!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Amish


  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • a few drops of peppermint oil or two teaspoons of peppermint extract
  • several drops food coloring of your choice (opt)
  • melted chocolate for dipping


  • Mix cream cheese which has been softened to room temperature, with powdered sugar.
  • Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Add peppermint flavoring and coloring.
  • Now roll into small balls and dip into melted chocolate OR roll in granulated sugar.
  • If desired, the sugar-coated version may be pressed into molds.
  • They will not need to dry in molds, as they will keep the shape as soon as formed. 
  • Chill and enjoy!
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