Easy Mint Thins Recipe
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My friends often try to guess the ingredients, but I never tell them how simple they are to make. They taste just like the Girl Scout cookie, and they're perfect for Christmas and bake sales.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + standing
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + standing
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 24 ounces milk or dark chocolate candy coating
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 60 Ritz crackers
  • 2 ounces white candy coating, melted
  • Optional decorations: chopped Andes mint candies, crushed spearmint candies and green colored sugar


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate candy coating; stir until smooth. Stir in extract.
  2. Dip crackers in chocolate candy coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  3. Drizzle tops with white candy coating; decorate as desired. Let stand until set. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Easy Mint Thins in Cookies & Candies Bookazine 2014, p118

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