Mint Chocolate-Covered Cookies Recipe
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Mint Chocolate-Covered Cookies Recipe

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At our house, everyone lends a hand to make these easy chocolate-covered cookies. They remind me of Thin Mints. Decorate them with sprinkles to match the occasion.—Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, GA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES: 36 servings


  • 3 cups crushed chocolate wafers (about 65 wafers)
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • Sugar
  • 1 pound chocolate mint candy coating, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • Green and white sprinkles, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 113 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine chocolate wafer crumbs and cream cheese. Shape into 1-in. balls. Coat bottom of a glass with cooking spray, then dip in sugar; flatten balls to 1/4-in. thickness. (Re-dip glass in sugar as needed.) Freeze 30 minutes or until firm.
  2. In a microwave, melt candy coating and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip cookies in coating mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; if desired, decorate immediately with sprinkles. Store between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Mint Chocolate-Covered Cookies in Cookies & Candies Bookazine 2015, p108

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