Cream Cheese Eggs



4 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
3 drops blue liquid food coloring
1 drop yellow liquid food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/4 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
1/2 cup sugar


Beat first 5 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar and milk, beating until smooth. Add remaining powdered sugar; beat to form a stiff dough. Knead in pecans. Shape into 1 1/2-inch-long eggs; roll in granulated sugar. Let stand at room temperature 8 hours to dry.

Note: Cream Cheese Eggs may be stored in the freezer.

May 1999
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