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  • 1 pkg (3oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint or almond extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • green & red colored sugar, optional


  • In small bowl, combine cream cheese and extract. Beat in 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar.
  • Knead in remaining sugar til smooth.
  • Shape into 1/2 inch balls.
  • Roll in colored sugar, if desired.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with fork.
  • Let stand 1 hour to harden.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Yields about 6 dozen


This is a good little recipe to spend some time with the "Little Chefs" in your family. My grandchildren are always ready to wash hands and start kneading this into tasty little morsels.

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