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mint thins

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Charity Hullinger
Leon, IA

My husband just loves mint thins and I saw that you could mix mint flavoring into chocolate, but I found Andes Mint pieces and these Mint Thins were born. The crushed peppermint on top just adds some prettyness to them.

(2 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For mint thins

  • 1 pkg
    dark chocolate(or regular milk chocolate)
  • 1/2 pkg
    andes mint pieces(or less if you do not like the mint to be too strong.)
  • 2 pkg
    ritz crackers
  • 1 stick
    peppermint candy crushed(for topping)

How To Make mint thins

  • 1
    Crush peppermint candy into small chunks in a plastic bag. Set aside.
  • 2
    Melt the dark chocolate in a microwave safe bowl until all chocolate is melted and smooth. Start at 30 seconds first and for each additional spin through the microwave, only goo 10 seconds at a time to keep the chocolate from burning.
  • 3
    Add the mint pieces and stir, microwave at 5 seconds intervals if mixture is not melted all the way.
  • 4
    Take the Ritx crackers and drop into the chocolate/mint mix and coat evenly on both sides. Decorate with a few peppermint candy pieces. Set on either aluminum foil or waxed paper until firm.
  • 5