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Easy Mint Thins

Total Time

Prep: 40 min. + standing


5 dozen

Updated: Nov. 27, 2022
My friends often try to guess the ingredients, but I never tell them how simple they are to make. They taste just like the Girl Scout cookie, and they're perfect for Christmas and bake sales. —Jennifer Setser, Morgantown, Indiana
Easy Mint Thins Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 24 ounces milk or dark chocolate candy coating
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 60 Ritz crackers
  • 2 ounces white candy coating, melted
  • Optional decorations: Chopped Andes mint candies, crushed spearmint candies, assorted sprinkles and green colored sugar


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate candy coating; stir until smooth. Stir in extract.
  2. Dip crackers in chocolate candy coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  3. Drizzle tops with white candy coating; decorate as desired. Let stand until set. Store in airtight containers.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 89 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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