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mint thins (ritz cracker cookies)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Karla Everett
Greenacres, WA

These cookies are very good and another one of my favorites that I make for my Christmas cookie platter. I like them because I love the flavor of mint around this time of year and they are so easy to make. "Photo and recipe provided courtesy of Kraft Food & Family magazine, For more information or to sign up for a free subscription, please visit"

(2 ratings)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mint thins (ritz cracker cookies)

  • 1 pkg
    (8 squares) baker's semi-sweet chocolate, melted, slightly cooled
  • 1/4 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 1
    sleeve ritz crackers (36 crackers)
  • 1
    candy cane (6 inch), crushed

How To Make mint thins (ritz cracker cookies)

  • 1
    MIX chocolate and extract.
  • 2
    DIP crackers in chocolate mixture, turning to completely coat each cracker. Carefully scrape off excess chocolate. Place crackers in single layer on waxed paper-covered baking sheets; sprinkle with crushed candy.
  • 3
    REFRIGERATE 30 min. or until chocolate is firm.
  • 4
    kraft kitchens tips : CHOCOLATE-PEANUT BUTTER "COOKIES" Omit peppermint extract and candy cane. Spread each cracker with thin layer of peanut butter before dipping in the melted chocolate