Homemade Thin Mints


Homemade Thin Mints

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 portions



  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 3/4 stick butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbps milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp mint extract


  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp mint extract



  1. Mix together flour, cocoa, salt and soda.

  2. In a separate bowl, cream butter until smooth. Add sugar and beat for one minute.

  3. Add milk, vanilla and mind then beat and additional minute.

  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients while beating.

  5. Once mixture is well-combined use your hands to form into a ball.

  6. Roll the dough into a log and wrap in waxed paper. Chill for 2 hours.

  7. Slice into thin rounds and place on parchment. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.


  1. Melt chocolate in a bowl set in simmering water, add mint.

  2. Once cookies have cooled and become crispy, coat their tops in chocolate by dipping them or smearing with icing knife

Recipe Notes

Original recipe can be found here

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