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Tips To Make Homemade Thin Mints

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Thin mints are easy to makeHow many times have you stared at the thin mints box during Girl Scout Cookie season and wonder how they do it? Well, we're here to bring you some good news: you can also easily make these delicious cookies at home! Below we've provided some tips to help you get started as well as our favorite, fool-proof recipe that you'll definitely add to your list of favorites. Check it out!


 


 


Easy Tips For Preparing Thin Mints At Home


 


Keep ingredients ready:


  • The main ingredients necessary for these mints are low-sodium crackers, dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips and peppermint extract. Make sure these ingredients are readily available so that you don't have to run to the store to grab something while you're in the middle of making these!

 


Melting the Chocolate:


  • You need to melt the chocolate carefully so that it gets a smooth, even texture. This is why we recommend using a double-boiler on your stove top rather than melting the chocolate in a microwave. This ensures an even temperature for melting the chocolate so that you get a smooth, shiny consistency rather than a lumpy, maybe even burnt, mixture. 

 


Dipping the Crackers:


  • This might seem like the most difficult part of making these cookies, but by using a fork you can make the process a lot easier. Use a fork to dip the cookie into the melted chocolate and pull it out once its evenly coated. This will ensure that every angle of the cookie is coated in delicious chocolate!
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Using wax paper:


  • You need to use wax paper in order to cool the cookies without having them stick. This will make your life a lot easier once the cookies have cooled and you want to remove them from the wax paper. 

 

Now that you've got all these great tips to help make your Thin Mint Cookie making a little easier, check out this AWESOME recipe from HoneysuckleCatering! Enjoy!

 

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