Andes Mints (Copy-Cat)

Andes Mints (copy-cat) Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Amy Alusa


Yum. Lots of fun recipes call for these delightful little mints, and they would look especially nice on a Holday plate. I thought you might enjoy having this as well as I.

★★★★★ 1 vote
Makes an 8 x 8 pan full


Add to Grocery List

1/2 c
chocolate chips (not flavored chips) (vegan okay)
1/2 c
white chocolate chips (vegan okay as well)
1/2 tsp
peppermint extract
a few drops of green food coloring

How to Make Andes Mints (Copy-Cat)


  • 1Line a baking pan with parchment paper. Cut it so it perfectly fits on the bottom and dab the corners with melted chocolate so it stays in place. Allow to set (just a few minutes).
  • 2Melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Melt in 30 increments, stirring at each stop, repeat until smooth. Drop 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract in and stir. Adjust to taste–add the remainder 1/4 teaspoon if it is not strong enough.
  • 3Slowly pour HALF (or less)as the bottom layer into the pan. You want a thin layer so go slowly. Using the back of a spoon or the shake method, make sure it is evenly spread. Freeze for 2 minutes. Make sure it does not freeze completely!!! You don’t want 3 separate layers that fall apart but you also don’t want the chocolate layers to blend into it each other. Watch for the color of the top–when it is no longer shiny is a good indicator you’re ready for the next layer.
  • 4While you are flash freezing the first layer, melt the white chocolate chips in the same way in the microwave. Drop food coloring in, stir until smooth. Pour green chocolate for the thin 2nd layer. Shake until evenly spread. Freeze the candy for 2 minutes or until no longer shiny.
  • 5. Repeat with 3rd chocolate layer. If you need to reheat your chocolate because it is hardening a little, place back in the microwave for 10-20 seconds. Freeze 2-5 minutes. Before it sets completely, using a knife, slice the shapes of your mints. I went for the classic rectangular shape. Allow to set until dry, either on the counter or in the freezer (if you are less patient
    like myself.

Printable Recipe Card

About Andes Mints (Copy-Cat)

Course/Dish: Candies

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Pinterest Pass Or Fail: Chocolate Graduation Cap Pops Recipe

Pinterest Pass or Fail: Chocolate Graduation Cap Pops

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's graduation season! It seems every weekend we see a party happening. We came across these adorable Chocolate Graduation Cap Pops and knew they'd be our latest Pinterest Pass or...

25 No-bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

25 No-Bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not only are these no-bake desserts super easy to make, but these recipes are incredibly tempting and sure to satisfy your cravings!

Create Your Favorite Candy Classics At Home Recipe

Create Your Favorite Candy Classics at Home

Kitchen Crew

Happy Halloween! At my house, we always have lots of trick or treaters. I love to see the kids in their costumes and so happy when I throw candy into...