Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch Recipe

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Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch Recipe
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Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch Recipe

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I usually give a different homemade treat to my nieces and nephews every Christmas. This rich no-bake candy was a hit. With just four ingredients, it's easy enough for kids to make.
MAKES:
96 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
96 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 packages (12 ounces each) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 1 package (20 ounces) chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies, coarsely crushed
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal

Directions

Line baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips. Stir in extract. Combine cookies and cereal in a large bowl. Add chocolate mixture and stir to coat. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; cool. Store in airtight containers at room temperature. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2001, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 83 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 3 packages (12 ounces each) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 1 package (20 ounces) chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies, coarsely crushed
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal
  1. Line baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips. Stir in extract. Combine cookies and cereal in a large bowl. Add chocolate mixture and stir to coat. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; cool. Store in airtight containers at room temperature. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2001, p39

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lisadritchie User ID: 3429765 109458
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2013

"easy, quick and very good! I used two bags of ande's chips, one bag of choc chunk and 1 tsp of mint extract. Perfect. I would say it is more of a candy than a cookie. Big hit on holiday cookie trays!"

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georgiagirl24 User ID: 6984566 38270
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"So easy to make and delightfully delicious! I made them for Christmas to give as Christmas gifts and everyone raved about them. The taste reminds me of Girl Scout Thin Mints."

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NancyS1955 User ID: 3437169 36787
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"Just made for a bazaar."

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mkem49 User ID: 3125156 90361
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2011

"I made this recipe for the first time but substituted the mint flavored chocolate chips for the regular chocolate chips and left out the mint extract. They are delicious and everyone loved them."

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HeatherHH User ID: 1550099 127490
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"This is easy to make, but not any more so than most no-bake cookies. And I found the taste to be fine, but nothing special. I do not plan to make these again."

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bonbonjl User ID: 3796112 31777
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"I won in the cookie category at our church bake Off with this recipe. I used a 1/2 tsp more peppermint extract for a little more mint flavor. I am going to make this to give out to neighbors at Christmastime. My son didn't get to taste it at the bake Off because they were all gone!"

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