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What you will need:

  • 4 ounces of organic cream cheese
  • 16 ounces organic powdered sugar
  • 3 ounces organic dark chocolate or carob chips
  • 1/4 tsp. organic peppermint

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Step 1: Mix it Up!

Combine and mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar and peppermint with either a hand mixer or a stand up mixer.

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Step 2: Roll it!

Roll into small teaspoon sized balls.

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Step 3: Press it!

Use your pinkie or let your child imprint a hole in the center of each of the mints. Then, pop the mint balls into the refrigerator for a few hours or the freezer if you want to finish them up immediately.

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Step 4: Melt it!

Melt the chocolate, then spoon or pipe a small amount into the hole of each mint.

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Step 5: Store or Enjoy!

You can store the peppermint candies in an airtight container in your refrigerator until you are ready to enjoy them!

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Simple Organic Chocolate Peppermints Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces of organic cream cheese
  • 16 ounces organic powdered sugar
  • 3 ounces organic dark chocolate or carob chips
  • 1/4 tsp. organic peppermint

Directions:

Combine and mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar and peppermint with either a hand mixer or a stand up mixer. Roll into small teaspoon sized balls. Use your pinkie or let your child imprint a hole in the center of each of the mints. Then, pop the mint balls into the refrigerator for a few hours or the freezer if you want to finish them up immediately. Melt the chocolate, then spoon or pipe a small amount into the hole of each mint. You can store in an airtight container in your refrigerator until you are ready to enjoy them!

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