Mint Sandwich Cookies Recipe
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Mint Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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Canned frosting, peppermint extract and chocolate candy coating quickly turn crackers into these wonderful little no-bake cookies. My children and I like to assemble them for parties and holidays. I hope you and your family enjoy them as much as we do. -Melissa Thompson, Anderson, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES:36 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES: 36 servings


  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 to 5 drops green food coloring, optional
  • 72 butter-flavored crackers
  • 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 155 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the frosting, extract and food coloring if desired. Spread over half of the crackers; top with remaining crackers.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Dip cookies in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: 3 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Mint Sandwich Cookies in Quick Cooking November/December 2002, p29

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2014

"My dinner guests and husband LOVED this recipe! It was delicious. We did gluten-free crackers for half the recipe and she really enjoyed it. Highly recommend this recipe!"

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"These were a big hit last year!"

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