Mock Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies

Total Time
5 mins
0 mins

These are good, but not really the same as Thin Mints, but in a pinch they work. Thought this was an interesting recipe on its own.

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  • 1 lb chocolate-flavored candy coating (I use Plymouth Pantry that I buy at Wal-Mart or Wilton Candy Melts)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening (I use Crisco)
  • 3 drops peppermint oil (I use Lorann Oils that I buyat Wal-Mart)
  • 65 Ritz crackers


  1. Melt chocolate coating.
  2. I melt mine in a large bowl in the microwave.
  3. Stir in the peppermint oil and the shortening.
  4. Dip Ritz crackers in chocolate cover completely.
  5. Place coated crackerers on waxed paper and let sit until chocolate is hard.
  6. Store in air tight container.