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Cream Cheese Mints or Candies This is a slightly unusual but super easy use for Cream Cheese This instructable will take you through how to make Cre...
Ingredients 4oz or half a cup Cream Cheese 1 Tablespoon of Unsalted Butter 3-5 Cups of Powdered/Confectioners Sugar Food Colouring Water Regular gr...
Take butter and cream cheese and put them in a bowl with the peppermint oil You will need to wait till they are softened so that you can work them wi...
Take a sieve and put it over the bowl - sieve the sugar over the butter and cream cheese mix. After each cup of sugar mix with a fork Commonly asked...
Keep Mixing Like your life depends on it - your arm will get tired (but I don't care so stop moaning, do you want great mint/candies or what??) You ...
Knead each half separately until the colour is even throughout the entire dough ball You may want to wear gloves for this step because the food colou...
Once you have some awesome coloured dough balls put them aside to rest for a few minutes while you make some girly decorations
This is how to make coloured sugar, This is totally optional so you can skip it if you want to leave them plain !!! Take the regular granulated sugar...
Mix with fork untill the sugar is evenly coloured.
Push sugar through a sieve ( see previous steps for my sentiments on sieving sugar) It will go through, you just have to encourage it with a spoon. P...
If your anything like me your workspace will look something like the above. If you are one of those neat freak chef's then you will need to throw som...
Roll out the first dough ball to about 1/2 inch thickness, go wild with the cookie cutters Put dough shapes on the silicon baking mat, tray or parchm...
Use a paint brush to lightly brush each shape with water, then lightly brush each shape with a paper towel. You do not want the shapes too wet
Grab your sieve and the coloured sugar. Dust the damp shapes with the coloured sugar.
You want a nice thick coating of coloured sugar When your done dusting the shapes with sugar cover with plastic wrap, make sure the plastic is not to...
For unused dough - spray the inside of a Ziploc with Pam or grease with olive oil - place remaining dough inside - spray again and seal - keep in the...
Presentation - For the cover pic I wrapped 4 of the mints in clear cellophane - the same stuff you wrap flowers with. I twisted the ends and used sti...
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Posted:Jan 13, 2012
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