Friday, March 30, 2007

Beverly Nye's "Basic Mints"

In Beverly's cookbook called A Family Raised on Sunshine, she gives this recipe for Spring. While it is nice enough just rolled into patties, you can also mold it in a candy mold for pretty shapes.

Basic Mints


Knead together with hands*:

8 oz. package cream cheese, room temp
2 lb. package powdered sugar

Color and flavor as desired:

Lemon-Yellow
Mint-Pink
Wintergreen-Green

*I use my Kitchen Aid mixer to mix these ingredients.

Either shape into small patties or mold with candy molds. I've seen some candy makers roll these in white sugar immediately after shaping.

You can also just add mint flavoring, form into patties, and dip into dipping chocolate.

1 comment:

Meredith@MerchantShips said...

Hey, Brenda! I just found a copy of Beverly Nye's Family Raised on Rainbows for a quarter. I thought I had read her name somewhere, and when I googled her, it led me here!

Small world, blogging, isn't it?