Graduation Caps Recipe
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Graduation Caps Recipe

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I made these cute treats for my daughter's graduation. They really topped off the party fun! —Margy Stief, Essington, Pennsylvania
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 24 miniature peanut butter cups
  • 1 tube (6 ounces) decorating frosting in color of your choice
  • 24 After Eight thin mints
  • 24 milk chocolate M&M's in color of your choice or 24 semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 92 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Remove paper liners from peanut butter cups; place upside down on waxed paper. Place a small amount of frosting on each peanut butter cup; center a mint on each. Using frosting, make a loop for each cap's tassel. Place an M&M on top of each loop. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Graduation Caps in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p213

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2015

"After Eight Thin Mints aren't made anymore, but Aldi's brand called Moser Roth Fine Chocolates were the perfect size and the only thing I found that worked. Otherwise it was very frustrating trying to find the After Eight mints! I wish someone could change that original recipe. Party City had M&Ms in all one color which I used (school colors) for the M&M and tassel. A real hit at the party!"

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"I used a chocolate cover gram cracker square. Could not find the mint candy anywhere."

Reviewed Jun. 17, 2015

"Excellent! Made this for my grandson's graduation party. Could not find after dinner mints so I used Ghirardrelli squares chocolate."

Reviewed May. 27, 2015

"We could not find after eight mints, so we used Ghirardelli squares. Rave reviews from all who saw them and ate them."

Reviewed Apr. 7, 2015

"quick, easy, and cute! was perfect to send into school. I will be making this again when my daughter graduates!"

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