Homemade Thin Mints

An easy 3 ingredient recipe for mint chocolate butter crackers that taste just like Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Thin Mint Cookies, Thin Mint Ritz Crackers
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 5 dozen
Calories: 53kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 60 round butter crackers
  • 1 pound chocolate cut into squares, chips, or chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract


  • Melt chocolate either by microwaving in 30 second intervals or over a double boiler.
  • Once chocolate is melted, stir in peppermint extract.
  • Dip crackers into chocolate with a fork, allowing excess chocolate to drip off. Let dry on wax or parchement paper.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Thin Mints
Amount Per Serving
Calories 53 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 25mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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