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Today is all about potlucks! Peppermint Buttons for a potluck? Yes! Whenever we have Christmas parties at our church, we encourage everyone to bring their favorite party food. I usually take several because I can never just take one item to a gathering.
I fondly remember the potlucks we’d have at my sweet little country childhood church when I was growing up. It seemed like mama would take enough food to feed the entire church by herself. I was blessed to attend a potluck at my home church when I visited my dad a few weeks ago.
I would always ask mama what she was bringing so I’d make sure to grab a piece of her famous fried chicken. She’d remind me not to ask loudly while I was going through the buffet line. Mom was also known for her delicious cornbread dressing and chicken and dumplings.
At Christmas gatherings, I know I can’t show up without my Pineapple Cheese Ball. It’s always a big hit. I usually fix up a candy tray with all my favorite candies. Peppermint Buttons are a perfect addition to the candy tray.
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Peppermint Buttons are so cute and are really easy to make. Plus, these buttons are festive and delicious.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Beat cream cheese and a cup of powdered sugar until creamy. Add peppermint extract and red food coloring.
Mix until smooth. Gradually, mix in the remaining powdered sugar.
Scoop out a teaspoon of the dough and shape it into a ball. Flatten slightly.
Use the back of a teaspoon or your thumb to make indentions.
Chill overnight. The next day, melt the white chocolate wafers in the microwave, in 45-second increments. Spoon the chocolate in the center of the cookies. Allow the chocolate to harden.
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