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Holiday Peppermint Candies

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Category: Candy

 Ingredients List

  • 4 oz Cream Cheese; softened
  • 1 tb Margarine
  • 1 tb Light corn syrup
  • 1/4 ts Peppermint extract
  • 4 c Powdered sugar
  • Green and red food coloring
  • Sifted powdered sugar
  • Green Red And White
  • -Coloring, Red And White
  • Decorating icing (optional)


Beat cream cheese, margarine, corn syrup and extract in large mixing bowl
at medium speed with electric mixer until well blended. Gradually add 4
cups powdered sugar; mix well. Divide mixture into thirds. Knead few drops
green food coloring into one third; repeat with red food coloring and
second third. Wrap each third in plastic wrap. Working with one color
mixture at a time, shape into 3/4-inch balls. Place on waxed paper-lined
cookie sheet. Flatten each ball with bottom of glass that has been lightly
dipped in sugar. Ӣ Repeat with remaining mixtures. Decorate with icing.
Chill. 5 dozen

Prep time: 30 minutes plus chilling

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