My mom taught me this recipe in the 70s, I absolutely love these melt-in-your-mouth bites!

Cream Cheese Mints are a delightful confectionery treat known for their smooth texture and rich, creamy flavor. These bite-sized mints have become a staple at special occasions such as weddings, baby showers, and holidays. Originally popularized in the Southern United States, Cream Cheese Mints have gained recognition worldwide for their enticing taste and elegant appearance. This recipe presents a simple yet elegant way to create these delectable mints right in your own kitchen.
Serving Cream Cheese Mints is an absolute delight, as they can be enjoyed in various ways. As an after-dinner sweet, serve them alongside a cup of tea or coffee for a touch of elegance. They also make great additions to dessert platters, offering a refreshing and palate-cleansing element. Cream Cheese Mints can be paired with fresh berries, such as raspberries or blueberries, to create a harmonious balance of flavors. When hosting a special event, consider presenting these mints in decorative bowls or packaging them in small gift boxes as charming party favors.
Cream Cheese Mints Recipe
4 cups powdered sugar
4 ounces softened cream cheese
1 tablespoon softened butter
½ teaspoon mint extract
Food coloring of choice (we used neon colors)