Use powdered sugar to keep the dough from sticking to your hands.

Kathryn Delaney
Recipe by Southern Living December 2014

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Credit: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Makes about 13 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat first 2 ingredients in a saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring to blend. Stir in peppermint extract and zests. Divide mixture into 8 portions, and roll each into a 12-inch rope. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Let stand 4 hours.

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  • Cream Cheese Mints: Prepare recipe as directed, omitting peppermint extract and zests.

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