Mint Cookie Candies
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
- In a microwave, melt mint candies and remaining shortening; stir until smooth. Pour over cookie crumbs. Let stand until set.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 58 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Dec 14, 2017
I've made these many times and they are so good and very easy. You can color the white candy to any color depending on the holiday or the event. Everyone loves them! Thanks for a great recipe!
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...
Oct 22, 2011
these are great! I use Andes baking bits instead of the full mints.
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.
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
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
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