Missy Wimpelberg Recipe

Thin Mints (homemade)

By Missy Wimpelberg MWimpelberg


Rating:
Serves:
10-15
Cook Time:
Comments:

These are SO YUMMY!!!! Just like the Girl Scout ones. They are so easy to make.

Ingredients

1 lb
bittersweet chocolate
80
butterery round crackers (ritz)
1/2 tsp
peppermint extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a double boiler method, melt the chocolate coatings over hot tap water for 15 - 20 minutes. Stir . Do not cook or get water into the chocolate.
2
After it is melted, stir in a couple drops of peppermint flavor into the chocolate.
3
Dip crackers into the melted chocolate and then place onto a cold cookie sheet and put into the refrigerator to set. (A freezing tray to rest the dipped cookies will keep the bottoms neat looking.)
4
In a few minutes take them out and package in candy cups. The cookies are best kept at room temperature or a cool dry place away from any odors.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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13 Comments

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Nov 18, 2011 - Missy Wimpelberg shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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Missy Wimpelberg MWimpelberg
Apr 28, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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Nancy Hearell rayna304
Mar 15, 2011
Thanks Ladies. I am making these soon. After we eat the four boxes I bought from the girl scouts, lol. I'll let you know how they turn out.
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Missy Wimpelberg MWimpelberg
Mar 15, 2011
Nancy, when I first tried these and found out they were made out of Ritz I did not believe it. You wouldn't know if you did not make it with them. They are very yummy and much more friendly on your wallet.
Thanks Valerie and Betty.
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Nancy Hearell rayna304
Mar 14, 2011
Thank you. I need to try these soon. I've seen several recipes on JAP using Ritz crackers.