Cream Cheese Candies
Contributed by Diane S.

Recipe By     : Taste of Home Quick Cooking Nov/Dec 99
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Candy                            Christmas

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   1      package       cream cheese (3 ounces) -- softened
     1/4  teaspoon      peppermint or almond extract
   3      cups          confectioners's sugar
                        green or red colored sugar -- optional

In a small mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and extract.  Beat in 1 1/2
cups confectioners' sugar.  Knead in remaining confectioners' sugar until
smooth.  Shape into 1/2 inch balls.  Roll in colored sugar if desired.
Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with a fork.  Let stand for 1
hour to harden.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Yield: 6 dozen

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