Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Thin Mint-Esque Cookies

This is such a simple recipe, but they taste so good. You'll want to hide the rest of the cookies from yourself because they're so addictive (much like the Girl Scout version, even though it's been years since I had them). I stumbled across the recipe on RecipeZaar awhile back.

Thin Mint-Esque Cookies
1 1/2 lbs. chocolate (dark, semi-sweet...whatever you'd like....I usually just use a bag of vegan chocolate chips and cover as many of the crackers as I can)
1/4 teaspoon peppermint oil (or 1-2 teaspoons peppermint extract)
72 Ritz-type crackers (I usually use Late July the picture are the Whole Foods brand)

1. Melt chocolate, either in the microwave or in a double-boiler.
2. Stir in the peppermint oil/extract.
3. Drop crackers one at a time into the chocolate mixture, being sure that the crackers get completely coated.
4. Place on wax paper to harden. (I put them into the freezer for a few minutes, then store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container.)


bazu said...

This is so cool! Slowly, but surely, I am collecting all the Girl Scout cookies in their veganized form!

Anardana said...

Interesting! I might try those!

Vegan_Noodle said...

Oh I loved thin mints....not when I was a girl scout, but later in life. I'll have to try this recipe out!

VeggieGirl said...

yep, when I was a Girl Scout way back when, I fancied Thin Mints for sure. This veganized version looks delish!

aTxVegn said...

Yum, thin mint cookies! I definitely want to try this reipce.

Anonymous said...

Hey Laura,
Your blog is so great! I'm an israelian vegan. I cook terrible, I wish I could do it better soon;-)

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Brooke said...

I made these last night with my kids, and I think I ate seven before I went to bed, then ate five for breakfast. There are only a few left, and those won't last long if I have anything to do with it. :-) Darn good!

Laura Faye said...

I'm so glad you liked them, Brooke!

urban vegan said...

Say goodbye to the hydrogenated oils found in Girl Scouts thin mints.

And while we're at it, what's with the anorexic cookie craze? Why can't we have voluptuous mints? ;)