Chocolate Mint Cream Cheese Buttons

To tide yous over, in addition to inwards training for St. Patrick’s Day, I idea I’d percentage this slow candy recipe alongside yous today. It’s a cream cheese mint filled alongside chocolate ganache. These piddling mints are a hitting at parties in addition to are crazy slow to make. This recipe makes a whopping half-dozen dozen candies thence there’s enough for a crowd.

I similar to brand them actually minor – bite-size really. I ordinarily almost a teaspoon of the dough for each mint. Scoop a degree teaspoon to ensure the mints are all the same size.

I’ve made these earlier in addition to simply popped a Hershey’s kiss inwards the center. Fun in addition to easy. Even better, however, is this version where I brand a piddling indention in addition to thence fill upwardly it alongside ganache.

I mean, everything is ameliorate alongside ganache, amiright?


  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 4½ cups powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon mint extract
  • several drops of light-green gel nutrient color
  • 1 loving cup heavy whipping cream
  • 10 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Combine cream cheese in addition to 1 loving cup of powdered saccharide inwards a large bowl in addition to purpose a stand upwardly mixer or mitt mixer to combine.
  2. Add the extract in addition to gel nutrient color in addition to mix until combined.
  3. Gradually add together the residual of the powdered saccharide in addition to mix until combined, scraping downward the sides of the bowl every bit needed. Use your hands to combine the ingredients if your mixer is non upwardly to the task. (I ordinarily destination upwardly using my hands because it's faster.)
  4. Line a large baking canvas alongside parchment paper.
  5. Scoop out a teaspoon of the dough in addition to shape into a ball using the palm of your hands. Place it on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat alongside the residual of the dough.
  6. Use the destination of a wooden spoon or a minor criterion spoon to create indentions inwards each bowl. Dust the criterion spoon alongside powdered saccharide if it sticks at all.
  7. Chill the mints until firm, almost 1 hour.
  8. Place chocolate chips inwards a heat-proof bowl or large criterion cup.
  9. Bring heaving whipping cream simply to a simmer in addition to thence pour over the exceed of the chocolate chips. Stir 1 time or twice in addition to thence allow sit down for ii minutes.
  10. Continue stirring until the chocolate is fully melted in addition to incorporated.
  11. Transfer the ganache to a ziploc pocketbook in addition to allow it laid for xxx minutes to a greater extent than or less until it has thickened upwardly - squall upwardly yogurt consistency. You tin speed upwardly this procedure past times placing it inwards the fridge but proceed an oculus on it or it volition function real firm.
  12. Cut the corner off of the pocketbook in addition to piping the ganache into the centre of each mint.
  13. Chill for almost an hour, or until the ganache has laid up.
  14. Store inwards refrigerator.

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