Hearts & Kisses Cream Cheese Mints

Hi everyone! It’s Gina from Kleinworth & Co. again.

I’m back to share with you an fun little Valentine’s Day treat you can make with your kids. This is super simple, makes a great little gift & will have your guest so impressed when you share them at your Valentine’s Day party.

Hearts & Kisses Cream Cheese Mints

Hearts & Kisses Cream Cheese Mints, fun treat to make with your kids. Give them away at your Valentine's Day party and impress your guests!
You can really shape them however you like. Normally I would use a star tip on my piping bag – but I thought making them in the shape of hearts & “kisses” would be cute since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.

Hearts & Kisses Cream Cheese Mints, fun treat to make with your kids. Give them away at your Valentine's Day party and impress your guests!

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Hearts & Kisses Cream Cheese Mints

Ingredients

  • 3 oz cream cheese- room temperature
  • 1 tbsp butter – softened
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Creme de Menthe candy flavoring
  • 1-2 drops food color

Instructions

  • Lay out a large piece of parchment paper on the counter & tack it down to hold it in place.
  • Fit your pastry bag with a large round tip – set aside
  • In mixer bowl add cream cheese & butter- beat well until smooth.
  • Add in confectioners sugar – one cup at a time, beating in-between cups.
  • Your peaks should be stiff & not melt down when you stop beating.
  • Add in your food color & extract & beat well.
  • Transfer mixture to your piping bag & start piping onto your parchment in heart & kiss shapes.
  • Transfer parchment to baking sheet or large cutting board to make it easier to transport.
  • Place in refrigerator to firm up several hours before removing from parchment.
  • Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer for up to 4 months.
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Thank you Dana for having me today.

I’m looking forward to sharing another family favorite with you next month.

 

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About: Gina is a mom to 3, wife to a fire chief, photographer & homeschooler. Within the last year she relocated with her family to Northern Idaho after 12 long years living in various parts of the Nevada desert. Gina is a Southern California beach native with a passion for food photography, blogging, baking & getting crafty with re-purposing & up-cycling on a budget.

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