Cream Cheese Heart Mints Recipe – Perfect Valentines Day Candy Recipe

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How about a delicious, easy Valentines Day recipe? Try these Cream Cheese Heart Mints and you will have to eat a dozen at least! I love mint candy recipes and this one looks so simple to try! Plus you will have a wonderful Valentines Day candy recipe to show off to all of your friends. I know I am not that great at recipes so I always look for easy candy recipes when I am cooking. Plus, pink. I love all the pink. There is a printable format of this recipe below and if you dont have time right now to make it, you should PIN IT!

 

Ingredients
3 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1 tablespoon butter, room temperature
3 cups lightly packed powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon mint extract (or other flavor like vanilla, almond, raspberry, etc)
hot pink food coloring
1 inch heart shaped cookie cutter
extra powdered sugar

Directions.
1. Use a food processor to pulse the cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar until it reaches a crumble.

2. Add extract and pulse until it becomes a ball of dough.

3. On a non-stick surface coated in powdered sugar, break the dough into 2 even chunks, set one aside.

4. Place a few drops of hot pink food coloring on the dough and knead, adding powdered sugar as needed to prevent sticking, until the color is uniform.

5. Coat a rolling pin in powdered sugar and roll the dough 1/8th inch thick. Use the cookie cutter to cut hearts and use a thin metal spatual to transfer them to a sheet of wax paper. Continue rolling and cutting the dough until there is about 2 tablespoons left.

6. Mix the extra dough into the dough you set aside and knead, adding powdered sugar as needed to until it is a uniform light pink color.

7. Repeat step 5.

8. Allow the heart shaped mints to dry on wax paper for at least 2 hours before serving.

Now again, don’t forget to download this recipe using the printable format below the picture and then SAVE THIS PROJECT ON PINTEREST here.

 

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Cream Cheese Heart Mints Recipe
Recipe type: dessert
 
Cream Cheese Heart Mints Recipe perfect for Valentine's Day!
Ingredients
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon butter, room temperature
  • 3 cups lightly packed powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon mint extract (or other flavor like vanilla, almond, raspberry, etc)
  • hot pink food coloring
  • 1 inch heart shaped cookie cutter
  • extra powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Use a food processor to pulse the cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar until it reaches a crumble.
  2. Add extract and pulse until it becomes a ball of dough.
  3. On a non-stick surface coated in powdered sugar, break the dough into 2 even chunks, set one aside.
  4. Place a few drops of hot pink food coloring on the dough and knead, adding powdered sugar as needed to prevent sticking, until the color is uniform.
  5. Coat a rolling pin in powdered sugar and roll the dough ⅛th inch thick. Use the cookie cutter to cut hearts and use a thin metal spatula to transfer them to a sheet of wax paper. Continue rolling and cutting the dough until there is about 2 tablespoons left.
  6. Mix the extra dough into the dough you set aside and knead, adding powdered sugar as needed to until it is a uniform light pink color.
  7. Repeat step 5.
  8. Allow the heart shaped mints to dry on wax paper for at least 2 hours before serving.

 


Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 16, 8, and 5 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey (especially the Chicago Blackhawks & Pittsburgh Penguins), and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at topkat@katbalogger.com to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

20 thoughts on “Cream Cheese Heart Mints Recipe – Perfect Valentines Day Candy Recipe”

  1. These Cream Cheese Heart Mints Recipe looks so delicious and fun to make with my daughter. She would love it. They look so pretty!

  2. I am addicted to cream cheese, can’t get enough of it! This is something I am just going to love to eat. Probably a little too much, lol!

  3. I love this idea & it would be so easy to tweek it & have shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day. You could do egg shapes for Easter, too, & so on.

  4. These are so cute! I know they were for Valentine’s Day,but I’m going~to fix some for Easter! my husband would love theses!

  5. Oh yummy. You can’t go wrong with cream cheese. Plus they are so cute and perfect for all the Valentine’s parties and dessert swap I am doing this month

  6. These Pretty little Hearts are Perfect for any Valentines Party or Gathering. They sound so good and delicious. Thankyou for sharing your recipe~ 🙂

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