homemade thin mint cookies
My family loves thin mints more that just one time of year. We make homemade thin mint cookies when we want them, but they are a perfect Christmas gift to give too. My husband says they could pass for grasshopper cookies too. We’ve updated our recipe with better details and a video.
No need to take up a lot of space in your freezer buying boxes of girl scout cookies (we do buy them when in season). We find making our own for gifts is great for the holidays. If you are a visual person, we’ve shared our video below on how to make these mint cookies.
These cookies are super simple to make. I love that this thin mint cookie recipe only has 3 ingredients.
You can make these cookies for parties, gifts or just to eat when you want. This recipe makes a small batch, which we think is easier to manage so the chocolate doesn’t need to be reheated if it sets.
edible peppermint oil
Ritz Crackers (or similar)
Take 4 blocks of chocolate melting chocolate and melt in microwave safe container for 2 minute at 50% power. Check and stir and microwave more as needed until melted. We needed to microwave our chocolate twice.
Add 4 drops of peppermint extract into the chocolate and stir in until incorporated.
Take the crackers and place them one at a time in the chocolate, cover them completely and then place on the parchment paper.
Note: We tried using a fork and a whisk. The fork was easier to manage the crackers.
Repeat until you have all the crackers you wanted covered.
Let cool to harden.
Serve and enjoy or place in a cute container with a bow and gift as a gift!