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Butter Mints December 27, 2012

Filed under: Appetizers — alittlemoreofeach @ 1:05 pm
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  • ½ (8 oz) package cream cheese
  • 2 Tbl butter
  • 1 (16 oz) package powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp peppermint extract
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract


Melt cream cheese and butter in large saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Gradually stir in powdered sugar. Add peppermint and vanilla extracts, stirring until well-blended. Divide cream cheese mixture into 10 (1/4 cup) portions. Roll each into a 12-inch rope. Cut into ½” pieces. Let stand in the fridge or freezer, uncovered, 4 hours or until firm. (Food coloring can be added if you want to be fancy.)

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