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Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch

 Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch
I usually give a different homemade treat to my nieces and nephews every Christmas. This rich no-bake candy was a hit. With just four ingredients, it's easy enough for kids to make.
96 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 packages (12 ounces each) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 1 package (20 ounces) chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies, coarsely crushed
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal

Directions

  • Line baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave or
  • heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips. Stir in extract. Combine
  • cookies and cereal in a large bowl. Add chocolate mixture and stir
  • to coat. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; cool.
  • Store in airtight containers at room temperature. Yield: about 8
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 83 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.