Original Creamy Mints

Although I do not know where the original recipe came from, my great aunt made a slightly changed form of this for my sister's wedding. I loved it and have made them multiple times since. This is truly a wonderfully sweet candy recipe.

Ready In:
25mins
Yields:
Units:

ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half
  • 14 cup butter
  • 1 (15 ounce) box white creamy frosting
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract (or 1 tsp. of other flavoring - strawberry is my favorite)
  • food coloring

directions

  • Combine cream cheese, half and half, and butter in heavy saucepan.
  • Stir over low heat until creamy and butter has melted.
  • Blend in frosting mix and stir until blended well.
  • Add peppermint extract and food coloring.
  • You can divide into different colors and flavors.
  • Note, though, if you would like to use candy molds or have an itch to try something equally sweet, look into using the Alternative Creamy Mints Recipe.
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@Debbie Smith
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"Although I do not know where the original recipe came from, my great aunt made a slightly changed form of this for my sister's wedding. I loved it and have made them multiple times since. This is truly a wonderfully sweet candy recipe."
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  1. Debbie Smith
    Although I do not know where the original recipe came from, my great aunt made a slightly changed form of this for my sister's wedding. I loved it and have made them multiple times since. This is truly a wonderfully sweet candy recipe.
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