Thursday, March 3, 2011

Easy a Cake, Thin Mints

DSC08590As promised here is a Thin Mint recipe for you all to enjoy! I promise I am not trying to put the Girl Scouts out of business! My body just knows it is that time of year for these delectable morsels! I searched the internet and all of the wonderful recopies' that were out there, I debated  which one I would choose. Then as I sat last night talking to my husband I decided I knew how I was going to make them! These are  the easiest recipe, you will use a cake mix (get the title easy as cake! ha ha) and they taste AMAZING!
Items needed:
  • Chocolate Cake mix ( I prefer Betty Crocker's Triple Fudge, more chocolate!!)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • Chocolate Bark (to melt and dip cookies in) or a bag of Andes' Mints would work.
  • 3 Tsp of Mint ExtractDSC08569
I made the cookie inside the Thin mint by melting the 1/2 cup butter, then add the cake mix and egg. Once it is complete mixed add 2 tsp of Mint Extract. Then simple scoop into little balls on to your cookie sheet. I used a mini scooper just so mine were a little more even.DSC08570 Bake at 350* for 8-10 minutes. Remove and let cool. At this point they will smell incredible, buy try to refrain from eating them all. DSC08572Next up melt your chocolate bark, I used a complete package. Add your last Tsp of mint extract to the chocolate. Or if you can find the Andes' baking mints, I imagine they would be good too. Simply Dip all of your cookies and let cool in refrigerator. DSC08590These were so yummy! Using the cake mix it made 50 cookies. I had to send most to work with my husband or I would have polished them off all by myself!!
The diet starts Monday right! ;)
~Enjoy,  Kori
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  1. Mmm these look and sound delicious! I'm going to try these right away, yum!

  2. Those look so yummy!!

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  3. Oooooo! How YUMMY! I'll be trying these!


  4. Wow! These sound yummy.

  5. Yes. Those are DELICIOUS looking! I'm a total sucker for making super decadent desserts. Just made homemade oreos, this might be next on the list! Thanks for sharing!

  6. I love thin mints so I will have to try these! YUM! Thanks for linking these up as well.

  7. These are good but I think you should send more of them to work with your husband

  8. Thanks for the recipe. They look so delicious. My grandsons would love them. ~~Sherry~~

  9. o my, I'm already craving these and I havent even tried them! Genius!

  10. These sound delicious and I have scheduled a feature of it for this evening at Extreme Personal Measures.

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  11. Following from Friday Blog Hop - Would love a follow back! Looks really good.. I love chocolate!
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  12. They look delicious!!!
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  13. Mmmm..I love thin mints! I'm going to have to try these!

  14. Hi guys, these do look super yummy. I spotlighted your blog, and gave you award on my blog today if you are interested.

  15. Oh yummy yummy! These look so decadent, yet so easy to do. I'll definitely be trying these in the near future!

    Thanks for sharing,

  16. These look like a little piece of heaven!!! Thanks for linking up to Fun w/Food Friday @ Paisley Passions. Hope you stop by again soon :)

    ~Lori @ Paisley Passions

  17. Oh yummm! I love Thin Mints. I'll be featuring this on Fun For Kids Finds tomorrow. Thanks for linking!

    Jo @ SmileMonsters

  18. Oh I have a similar recipe. Love that it is so easy and yours sounds sooooooooo good. Thanks for sharing it on Motivated Monday at BeColorful.

  19. MMMMmmmmmmmMM
    Thanks for posting these!

  20. Those look so delish!!! I love me some thin mints! :)
    Thanks for linking to Fancy This Fridays!!! Can't wait to see what you come up with next!

  21. Oh.My.Word... those look SCRUMPTIOUS! Can't wait to try this weekend!! Thanks for the recipe and for linking up ;)

  22. Whaoh...those look deliciously outrageous!

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  23. Wow! Can't wait to make these for my 10 yr. old! He loves anything mint! Thanks for sharing!

  24. Thanks for linking up! I'll be featuring this idea on my blog on Saturday!


  25. I was inspired by your mint cookies to make something minty of mine own. I've given you some props on my page!

  26. You have unknowingly undone all my dieting for the last several years. :) Since they are a cross between my two favorite cookies, Thin Mints and those devils' food cookies from the store, I should never make these... but undoubtedly will. Thanks for the recipe!

  27. Hopping by from Lamb Around. These have always been my favs from the Girl Scouts! Going to try these for sure. Thanks so much for sharing this!

  28. Oh this looks so yummy! I came over from Lamb Around and I wanted to let you know that I have a blog hop too on Sundays: Savory Sunday, and I'd love if you came over and shared a recipe! Have a great weekend!


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