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Peppermint Cream Cheese Candy

This Peppermint Cream Cheese Candy is so good! The delicious sweet peppermint-flavored cream cheese is molded and then filled with a rich chocolate ganache. Gift them for Christmas or serve them for dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, cream cheese candy
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Chilling Time 2 hours
Servings 60 pieces
Calories 62kcal
Author Jen

Ingredients

  • 4 oz Cream Cheese softened
  • 4 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 5 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Add cream cheese to large bowl and until creamy.
  • Add peppermint extract and 1 cup of powdered sugar snd beat until combined.
  • Add remaining powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing each until combined (scrape down sides of the bowl as needed).
  • Form into 3/4 - 1" balls and place on prepared sheet.
  • Use your thumb to place indents in each ball.
  • Chill for 1 hour until firm.
  • Place chocolate chips and heavy cream in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave on high for 70 seconds.
  • Whisk until fully combined.
  • Allow to cool until just warm and slightly thickened.
  • Transfer chocolate mixture to a zippered bag and seal.
  • Clip corner of bag and gently fill each indent with chocolate mixture.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour.
  • Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg