mint tagged posts

Thin Mint Macarons

thin mint macarons

I’m so thrilled to participate in the Girl Scout cookie recipe contest (and their dog cookie recipe contest, more on that later) again this year. I can’t believe this is my 5th year in a row with this contest! So, because I knew it was coming, I have been thinking about recipe ideas for the last few months, here and there. However, this recipe came to me only a few days ago and I was eager to try it out. Thin Mint macarons. Ambitious? Yes. Difficult? We’ll see…

After searching around for recipes, I decided to use the Martha Stewart recipe that I’ve used in the past since it worked for me...

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Thin Mint Frozen Grasshopper Pie

Grasshopper mint pie

When fishing for ideas for my Girl Scout cookies, someone suggested making grasshopper pie. What a great way to incorporate Thin Mint cookies, and super easy. I had to do it!

I created the crust recipe on my own and decided to add instant pudding for the middle. Unfortunately, and I’m not sure if it’s because I used almond milk, the pudding is quite runny when chilled or at room temperature, so I stuck it in the freezer. It turns out, I’ve created an ice cream sandwich-esque minty treat!

Thin Mint Grasshopper Pie

  
Ingredients
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Minty Buddies

chex girl scout cookies thin mints minty buddies

This weekend, I took on an old recipe that I had created last year and tweaked it a bit to make it even better. These minty snacks are a play on the classic Chex® Muddy Buddies but with a minty flare. This recipe is a potential entry into the Girl Scout cookie recipe contest.

 
 

Minty Buddies

  
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Rice Chex®
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup finely grated Thin Mint cookies (about 13 cookies)
  • ...

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Thin Mint Muddy Buddies

thin mint muddy buddies chex snack

Muddy Buddies have always been a favorite of mine and, going with the theme of Girl Scout cookies, I wondered if I could come up with a Thin Mint version of the recipe. I tried, I succeeded (I can tell because I can’t stop eating them!) and now I’m sharing my recipe with you.

This recipe is an experiment for the Girl Scout Cookie Contest.

Thin Mint Muddy Buddies

  
Ingredients
  • 8 cups Rice Chex®
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2...
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Thin Mints Brownies

mint brownie

A few weeks ago, I got this awesome opportunity to participate in a contest with Girl Scout cookies! I finally picked up my [free] cookies on Monday and began baking last night. I only get to submit one recipe so my plan is to come up with a bunch of different concoctions and submit my favorite into the contest.

mint cookie shreds

Last night I kept it simple and made Thin Mints brownies.

This recipe is an experiment for the Girl Scout Cookie Contest.

Thin Mints Brownies

  
Ingredients
  • 8 Thin Mints Girl Scout cookies ...
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Mint Middles Cookies


This is a spin off of the Cooking Light recipe for mint cookies. I got these Nestle mint chips at the grocery store as an impulse buy and decided to incorporate them into cookies!

These are the cookies I sent out for the #fbcookieswap and I’m hoping they made through the mail without getting too broken!

Mint Middles Cookies

  
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • ...
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Mojito Cupcakes


I’m on a new kick – booze and cupcakes! This weekend it was mojito flavored cupcakes made with real mint, lime zest and rum!

This recipe was adapted from one found on the internet, with a few alterations made. I am proud to say that they were delicious! The cake was practically perfect.

Mojito Cupcakes

  
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ rounded tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8...
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