How To Make Homemade Thin Mints | Copycat Girl Scout Cookies
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Girl Scout cookie season ended in your area and don't want to wait a year to get them again? Stave off those cravings with this copycat Thin Mints recipe!
Serves: 36
  • 1¼ cup Flour
  • ½ cup Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup softened Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • ¾ tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 8 oz Dipping Chocolate
  1. Whisk together flour, cocoa, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add in egg and peppermint and mix until blended.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture into creamed mixture.
  5. Shape dough into a 1½″ – 2″ round roll and wrap in wax or parchment paper.
  6. Place in freezer for 1 hour to firm up.
  7. Preheat oven to 350F
  8. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  9. Slice into ¼″ thick cookies; Place slices on prepared sheet.
  10. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
  11. Allow to cool.
  12. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  13. Melt chocolate by microwaving 45 seconds then stirring and repeating until chocolate is smooth and melted.
  14. Dip cookies in the chocolate and lift out with a fork shaking off excess.
  15. Place the cookies on prepared sheet and allow to set.
Recipe by Moms Need To Know ™ at