Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
1 package (4 ounces) Cream Cheese, softened
3 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
1/8 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
various shades of food coloring
3/4 cup granulated sugar
In large bowl, combine first three ingredients. Mix well. Divide into portions. Place each portion into a small bowl. Add a drop or two of food coloring to each portion. Roll into 1/2" balls. Roll each ball in granulated sugar. Press each ball into mold or flatten with a glass. Immediately move to waxed paper to dry. Chill. Store in airtight container.