Cream cheese, peppermint extract and confectioners' sugar, rolled into balls, flattened and allowed to harden into candies.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 3 cups confectioners' sugar
In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with peppermint extract. Beat in half the confectioners' sugar until smooth. Knead in remaining confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated. Shape dough into 1/2 inch balls, place on baking sheets, flatten with a fork, and allow to stand 1 hour to harden. Store in airtight containers in refrigerator.