Cream Cheese Candy..(easy)
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pkg (3oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint or almond extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • green & red colored sugar, optional
DIRECTIONS
  1. In small bowl, combine cream cheese and extract. Beat in 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar.
  2. Knead in remaining sugar til smooth.
  3. Shape into 1/2 inch balls.
  4. Roll in colored sugar, if desired.
  5. Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with fork.
  6. Let stand 1 hour to harden.
  7. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  8. Yields about 6 dozen
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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.