Homemade Thin MintsUser Submitted Recipe
This is my version of the Girl Scout Thin Mints - Enjoy!!!
1/2 Cup of butter, softened
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp of bake powder
1/2 tsp salt
4 - 5 tbls of milk
1 - cup fresh mint, finely copped with your Cuisine Art Food Processor
16 oz (1 lbs.) of Chocolate Candy Coating
In your food processor bowl, cream butter and sugar. Then add in egg and vanilla and process until creamy. Combine dry ingredients add to creamed mixture add milk a little at a time to check consistency. Stir in mint.
Shape into two 9 inch rolls; wrap separetley in plastic wrap. Chill until firm (approx. 1 hour).
Unwrap firm dough and cut into thin slices. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are slightly golden. Let cool.
In a microwave, melt candy coating until smooth (1 - 2 minutes depending on your microwave) and stir. Dip each cookie top and get a spoon to dip bottom of cookie into chocolate coating. Place on waxed paper until hardened.