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Mint Cookie Candies Recipe

Mint Cookie Candies Recipe

These yummy mint chocolate bites created by our Test Kitchen are so delightful, you’ll find it difficult to stop at one. With a combination of sweetness and crunch from the chocolate cookies, they make pretty holiday gifts with candy canes or other candies on top.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 6 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon green food coloring
  • 4 mint creme Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 2 packages (4.67 ounces each) mint Andes candies

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating and 4 teaspoons shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in food coloring. Pour evenly into miniature muffin cup liners. Sprinkle with cookie crumbs.
  • 2. In a microwave, melt mint candies and remaining shortening; stir until smooth. Pour over cookie crumbs. Let stand until set. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 58 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

Reviews for Mint Cookie Candies

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2013

"These are super yummy...but I had to improvise. You can't get Andes candies in Canada, so I used peppermint oil in regular (well, it was still good quality) chocolate. Except that I found them in the Christmas candy aisle for the first time. But now you can't get green cream in the cream filled cookies; but you can them in pink cream from a different brand. It's all good..."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"these are great! I use Andes baking bits instead of the full mints."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2011

"These were very easy to make. I used wilton cand melts, melted with shortening in the microwave. Then I added the green coloring. It worked great. No problems. \i would make these again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

"Don't know what happened, but the white chocolate got lumpy and the butter separated. What a mess, and it did it twice with the same results"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

"This is such a great cookie idea! I use Andes mint baking chips for the chocolate part and top it with a green baking chip in the middle."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2009

"What a simple and yummy treat!! I made these for a cookie exchange and they were so tasty!! Very easy to make. I used more cookie crumbs than the recipe called for to give them a little extra crunch. Delicious!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2009

"I made these for a girls get-together. Our theme was pink for Cancer and I tinted them pink instead of green. Turned out great, I am making them for Christmas."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 20, 2009

"TIP: Before melting almond bark if you grate it using a food processor like cheese before hand, it makes the melting easier and quicker."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2009

" The white candy coating I use for most recipes is called "almond bark" although as far as I know it has nothing to do with almonds! There is also a chocolate variety appropriately called "chocolate bark". They both come as connected squares in the package. I suppose you could also use white chocolate chips. "

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2009

"These were so easy to make... and really taste terrific. A special thank you to the test kitchen for the recipe. I could only get 34 cookies out of the recipe though. No problem with that however !"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"What type of shortening do you use? Is it hydrogenated or not? What could be substituted if it is?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"What type of shortening do you use? Is it hydrogenated or not? What could be substituted if it is?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"Oh, forgot to say that the second candy coating comes in trays and the candy is in squares. Reminiscent of ice cube trays. :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"I've seen two types. The wafers are often sold near the Wilton cake supplies. The other comes in both white and chocolate and is what I see most in the grocery stores. It is usually on the baking aisle around the chocolate chips, etc."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"I'm wondering the same thing! Is that white chocolate wafers???"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"What are white candy coating?"

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