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Permafrost Peppermints
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Permafrost Peppermints

1 Hr(s) 30 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) Cook
Part cookie, part candy, with a cheesecake-like appeal….These festive Permafrost Peppermints are hard to describe—but great for holiday gift giving!
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20 servings
Original recipe yields 20 servings
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. butter or margarine, softened
1 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1/4 tsp. peppermint extract
4 cups powdered sugar
green and red food coloring
granulated sugar
green, red and white decorating icing s (optional)
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Let's Make It
1
Beat cream cheese, butter, corn syrup and extract in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until well blended. Divide mixture into thirds. Knead a few drops green food coloring into one third; repeat with red food coloring and second third. Leave remaining third plain. Wrap each piece in plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm.
2
Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls, working with 1 color at a time. Place on wax paper-covered baking sheet. Flatten each ball with bottom of glass lightly dipped in granulated sugar.
3
Repeat with remaining mixtures. Decorate with icings, if desired; let dry. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Substitute a few drops peppermint oil for the peppermint extract.
Tip 2
Family Fun
Let the kids create their own fun candies for themselves or for serving holiday visitors. Decorate with chocolate or multi-colored sprinkles or green- and red-colored sugars.
Nutrition
Calories
130
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g
3%
Saturated Fat 1.5g
8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates 26g
9%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 24g
48%
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
About 5 dozen candies or 20 servings, 3 mints each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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