The Partiologist: Maple Leaf Cream Cheese Mints

Maple Leaf Cream Cheese Mints

What do you do when you have a leaf shaped mint mold?  Make cream cheese mints, right?  I've got the recipe.

Maple Leaf Cream Cheese Mints

 
Truthfully, I have no idea why I ever bought the leaf shaped mold in the first place... I'm sure I had a good reason.

Because fall is in the air and my sister loves cream cheese mints, I decided this would be the route to take.  Like, make cream cheese mints for my sister.

What's better than raking leaves?  Making leaves!

So with a little food color, I got started.

After they were all made, I wondered if I should have flavored them with maple flavoring instead of mint?  You know they are maple leaves.

Hmmm, I wonder how that would have tasted.  I may never know.

Mix the cream cheese mint mixture with gold food color.

Shape into a small ball and roll in sugar.

Press into the mint mold, turn the mold over and release.

Make one or as many colors as you like.  Looks like I liked four colors.  


Cream Cheese Mints


by The Partiologist

Ingredients
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 lbs. powdered sugar
  • 2 drops mint flavored oil
  • Choice of food coloring
  • Sugar for dipping
Instructions
Mix the cream cheese with the powdered sugar until completely blended.
Divide the dough into portions for coloring.
Add food color, one drop at a time, mixing until desired color.
Roll into small balls, coat in sugar.
Press in mold and remove.

Have a Wonder-Fall Day!

8 comments :

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    1. I think she will if I get them to her before they're gone! :)

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  2. Those just look like fall...and I want to eat them all!

    Annette

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  3. Those are absolutely beautiful! I love those mints and I love Maple trees!!! If I had that plate of mints I would eat them all!!! I have never seen fall colored mints and that is an amazing idea! They are soooo pretty!

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    1. Thank you...Soon you'll be eating mints for sure!

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  4. I love your maple leaf mints! Perfect for after Thanksgiving dinner when we are too *stuffed* for dessert but still want a little something sweet! And just know you're not the only one who buys molds/icing decos/shaped pans with no clue as to what you're going to use them for! ;)

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    1. They would be perfect for a little something sweet. Happy to know I'm not the only one buying molds for...just in case! LOL

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