Make Your Own Valentines Day Heart Mints!!

Heartmints Valentines Day is just around the corner and these easy “Sweetheart Mints” are the perfect way to brighten your sweeties day!!  A simple addition to any gift or box them up and share the sweetness! You will love how simple they are to make and how absolutely fantastic they look! Check it out

Here’s what you’re going to need

Cream Cheese Heart Mints
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 kneead, 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.

 

Make Your Own Valentines Day Heart Mints!!
 
An easy and fantastic Valentines day recipe you are sure to love
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 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 kneead, 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.

 

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