Cream Cheese Mints Recipe Wedding Mints
The lovely cream cheese mint is the best snack. They melt in your mouth, sweet and delicious!
Cream cheese mint is very popular in weddings, baby showers and candy dishes. They made a sweet gift and it was so delicious! For more perfect and cute candies, try the Chocolate Strawberry, Caramel Candies and Oreo Chocolate Mint Cups.
Cream Cheese Butter Mints
What do you call these mints? They have many different names. I have heard of wedding mints, baby shower mints and cream cheese mints. They are similar to butter mints, but with cream cheese added, they have a slightly different texture. Let’s just call them cream cheese butter mints, okay?
Because they are called so many names, they are suitable for many different occasions! Pack them and deliver them to friends and neighbors, take them to the book club, or put them in a bowl on the counter.
These mints are the best snacks and will melt in your mouth. They are creamy, mint, and delicious. Did I mention that this recipe is simple? You only need some ingredients to mix these, and you can use any color of food coloring. I used pink this time and it turned out beautiful! Change the color according to the occasion/event you made them.
How to make cream cheese mints
mix. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar. Beat the cream together until well combined. Add peppermint oil, one drop at a time. Color or keep white as needed.
shape. Roll the dough into a small ball (about 1/2-1 inch) and place it on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Dip the fork in the powdered sugar to coat the powdered sugar, then flatten each ball with the fork. The powdered sugar will help the fork not stick to the mint. Let the mints dry on wax paper for about 1 hour. Then you can freeze them or store them in the refrigerator.
refrigeration. Let dry on wax paper for about 2 hours, then freeze or refrigerate.
notes: Another popular way to shape mints is to use rubber molds or candy molds. Just choose a shape, press the mixture into the mold, let them harden, and then eject them. You can make flowers or hearts for weddings, diapers or rattles for baby showers!
Tips, tricks + store information
Alternatives to peppermint oil It is peppermint extract. It will have more spearmint instead of mint.
If you want to avoid peppermint altogether, you can actually use Any other extract. Almonds, cherries, oranges, lemons, and even root beer!
if your The mint mixture is too sticky, It needs more sugar. Add only 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar at a time until it hardens. The mixture should be very hard! This helps them maintain their shape at room temperature.
What if you are Make mints for parties or parties, I think it’s safe to plan to make 2-3 mints per person. Some people may take more than one, and some people won’t eat anything. So 2-3 may be safe.
Shop Put cream cheese mint in an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator. Take it out when you are ready to snack or entertain guests! These delicious snacks can be kept in the refrigerator for several weeks.
To save them later, you can put them in an airtight container or a plastic zipper freezer bag, and then freeze. These will remain in a good frozen state for up to 12 months! It is perfect if you have a big event on the road, such as a wedding, and you want to make these.
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Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 2 hours
Total time 2 hours 20 minutes
Calories 364 kcal
Author Little Luna
- 6 ounces cream cheese softened
- 2 TB butter softened
- 5-5 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
- 4 drops peppermint oil
- Any food coloring paste is optional
- 3 ounces cream cheese softened
- 1 TB butter
- 2 3/4 candies
- 2 drops peppermint oil
In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar. Beat the cream together until well combined. Add peppermint oil, one drop at a time. Color or keep white as needed.
Roll into small balls and place on wax paper. Dip a fork in powdered sugar and flatten each ball.
Let dry on wax paper for about 2 hours, then freeze or refrigerate.
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