Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/2 cup vanilla frosting
- Red and green liquid or paste food coloring
- 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 80 vanilla wafers (about 12 ounces)
- 40 chocolate-coated mint cookies (about 12 ounces)
- Divide frosting into two bowls; add red food coloring to one bowl. Place coconut in a resealable plastic bag; add green food coloring and shake to coat.
- Frost the bottoms of 40 vanilla wafers with white frosting; set aside. Frost the bottoms of remaining wafers with red frosting. Sprinkle coconut over red frosting; top with a chocolate cookie. Place white-frosted wafers, frosting side down, on top of cookies. Squeeze wafers together, forming sandwich cookies, and invert.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 191 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
May 12, 2016
My kids and I made these years ago. They are absolutely adorable. We dyed the coconut green to resemble lettuce, and used yellow frosting rather than white, to look like mustard. Kids of all ages love them.
Jul 7, 2013
These are a hit with kids AND adults! Make a great tail gaiting snack. Also great using small peppermint patties for the burger. Great when kept cool in the ice chest!
Oct 18, 2009
I failed to mention in my other review that I brushed the tops with some corn syrup and sprinkled sesame seeds on top. Makes them took more like sesame seed buns.
Oct 10, 2009
Not only are they cute but really make a hit with children.