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    Christmas Mint Cookies

    Christmas Mint Cookies. Photo by Roxanne J.R.

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    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    Kim1's Note:

    I got these from a co worker and she told me they tasted like Girl Scout Cookies so I tryed them. I am do have to say they taste as close to the Girl Scout cookies as you can get. Prep times includes the chilling.

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    Ingredients:

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    • 1/2 lb Melting Chocolate baking chocolate
    • 2 -3 drops peppermint extract
    • 1 package Ritz cracker

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt Chocolate over low heat.
    2. 2
      Add 2 to 3 drops of Peppermint oil.
    3. 3
      You do not need alot so make sure they are small drops.
    4. 4
      Mix.
    5. 5
      Line a cookies sheet with foil.
    6. 6
      Dip Crackers into Chocolate,Cover and lay on cookie sheet make sure they do not touch.
    7. 7
      Chill until firm.
    8. 8
      Enjoy.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 10, 2010

      Love um. Easy as can be. I made 2 batches as written and 2 batches with the andes mint chips. I like them better as written. You get a thicker coating of chocolate and I think the flavor is closer to the girl scout cookies. Thanks for this great simple holiday cookie! Update - couldn't remember what type of chocolate I used the last time so I used semi sweet chips this time. I think they're better with milk chocolate! The problem people are having with the chocolate seizing when they add the extract can be fixed very simply - you add the extract to the chips and toss BEFORE putting over the heat. The seizing is caused by the temp difference. Using tweezers is also a great idea!

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    • on April 21, 2010

      55

      I enjoyed these. I was craving the mint and chocolate combo so this was quick fix. I just bit into them and let the chocolate, cracker and mint taste melt away in my mouth. I used semi-sweet chocolate chips and peppermint oil instead of extract because that is what I had on hand and also added a bit of butter to the melting chocolate and it got this lovely glossy look to it. Since I used peppermint oil I slowly added it in using a toothpick so it would not be overpowering. Now to dip these, this may sound funny - I took a plastic fork and broke off the middle two "sprongs" and it was a perfect handler for holding the cracker and turning it in the chocolate, lifting it out and putting it on the sheet. Quick and easy and the mint taste just lingers in your mouth afterward. I like it, thanks for sharing.

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    • on December 31, 2009

      55

      Made these with a friend to take to a cookie exchange and they were a huge hit! Very messy to make but simply delicious. Used semisweet melting chocolate and had to add quite a bit of sugar to make it sweet enough. Probably ended up using 2 tsp of peppermint extract as well. Will definitely be making again! Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Christmas Mint Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (682 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 251.6
     
    Calories from Fat 234
    93%
    Total Fat 26.0 g
    40%
    Saturated Fat 16.1 g
    80%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 12.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.9 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 8.2 g
    33%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 6.4 g
    12%

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