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Mint Cookie Candies

These yummy mint chocolate bites created by our Test Kitchen are so delightful, you’ll find it difficult to stop at one. With a combination of sweetness and crunch from the chocolate cookies, they make pretty holiday gifts with candy canes or other candies on top.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 dozen


  • 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 Facts
1 each: 58 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • 4Huskers
    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!

  • gogogo
    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...

  • redman4
    Oct 22, 2011

    these are great! I use Andes baking bits instead of the full mints.

  • cynthiaelliott
    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.

  • salty1
    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

  • redman4
    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.

  • r6pack
    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!!

  • carolunderhill
    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.

  • TiaRanita
    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.

  • suzyq855
    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.