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Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Wafers Recipe

Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Wafers Recipe

I created these melt-in-your-mouth thin mints for a cookie exchange, and everyone raved about them. They're often requested by my family and have become one of my daughter's favorites. To switch up the flavor, try using different extracts instead of peppermint. -Michelle Kester, Cleveland, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing YIELD:18-24 servings


  • 4 ounces dark chocolate candy coating
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 18 to 24 vanilla wafers


  • 1. Place candy coating and extract in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30-60 seconds or until smooth, stirring every 15 seconds.
  • 2. Dip vanilla wafers in coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 38 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.