Creamy Holiday Mint Sparkles

Creamy Holiday Mint Sparkles

Product Code: R0212

The dusting of silver sanding sugar make these mints really sparkle.

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RECIPE TIP:  Spearmint, Wintergreen, or our Cool Creme De Menthe flavor would be delicious as well.

INGREDIENTS

3 ounces good-quality cream cheese, softened
5 to 6 drops LorAnn Peppermint Oil, Natural
Several drops pink or strawberry food coloring
4 to 4 1/2 cups confectioners (powdered) sugar
Silver Sanding Sugar or granulated sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. With an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until soft, about 1 minute. 
  2. Add the peppermint oil and food coloring and mix until blended. 
  3. Mix in the confectioners sugar 1/2 cup at a time until mixture is no longer sticky. 
  4. Form into small balls using a 1/2 teaspoon of mixture for each. 
  5. Roll in the sanding sugar and flatten with the tines of a fork or press into a mint mold. Store finished mints in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Creamy Holiday Mint Sparkles


Creamy Holiday Mint Sparkles
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The dusting of silver sanding sugar make these mints really sparkle.
Ingredients
  • 3 ounces good-quality cream cheese, softened
  • 5 to 6 drops LorAnn Peppermint Oil, Natural
  • Several drops pink or strawberry food coloring
  • 4 to 4 1/2 cups confectioners (powdered) sugar
  • Silver Sanding Sugar or granulated sugar
1. With an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until soft, about 1 minute.2. Add the peppermint oil and food coloring and mix until blended.3. Mix in the confectioners sugar 1/2 cup at a time until mixture is no longer sticky.4. Form into small balls using a 1/2 teaspoon of mixture for each.5. Roll in the sanding sugar and flatten with the tines of a fork or press into a mint mold. Store finished mints in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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