Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
Hands-on Time
30 Mins
Total Time
4 Hours 30 Mins
Makes about 13 dozen

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

How to Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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

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