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thin mints (homemade)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Missy Wimpelberg
Franklin, TN

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

(2 ratings)
yield 10 -15
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For thin mints (homemade)

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

How To Make thin mints (homemade)

  • 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.

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