1/2 cup Butter, at room temperature
3 3/4 cups Powdered Sugar
1 tablespoon Whipping Cream
1/8 teaspoon Peppermint Extract
In a mixing bowl, cream butter well; blend in powdered sugar gradually, mixing until smooth. Add whipping cream, peppermint extract, and food coloring; blend well. Spoon batter into a cake decorator tube and using a shaped tip, press shapes onto waxed paper. Let mints set up for 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in a cool place.
Makes 3 to 4 dozen mints.