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Spearmint Thins Recipe

Spearmint Thins Recipe

No time to bake cookies from scratch? Create a tasty treat in little more than half an hour by doctoring butter-flavored crackers with vanilla chips and mint candies.—Kathleen Felton, Fairfax, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) mint Andes baking chips or 2 packages (4.67 ounces each) mint Andes candies, chopped
  • 48 butter-flavored crackers
  • 1/2 cup white baking chips
  • 2 candy canes, crushed

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt baking chips; stir until smooth. Dip crackers in melted chips; allow excess to drip off. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill for 10 minutes or until set.
  • 2. In a microwave, melt white chips; stir until smooth. Drizzle over crackers; sprinkle with candy. Chill for 5 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 60 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.