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Feb
25
2013

Thin Mint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Thin Mint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies 2t

Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies are definitely some of my favorites!  Have you tried them frozen?  Oh my they are fabulous.  Today I bring you a chocolatey fudgy cookie with ground thin mints throughout.

No fuss here, just some basic pantry staples and of course a few Thin Mints.  Don’t worry, you’ll still have plenty to stick in the freezer, lol!

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It’s a beautiful sight isn’t it?  AND we are helping our community right?  Love all the adorable Girl Scouts.  They don’t have to twist my arm to buy 20 boxes a box.

Ingredients

Here are some of the lovely ingredients you’ll be using today.

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Let’s start by creaming your butter and sugars.

egg and vanilla

Add an egg and some vanilla.

flour and cocoa

Dry ingredients!

Thin Mints

There are a number of ways to crush your Thin Mints.  You can stick them in a blender for a few minutes or food processor or even pound them with a rolling pin inside a ziploc bag.  Take your pick.

cookies and chips

Add your crushed cookies and chocolate chips right to the bowl and give a good mix.

cookie dough

Time to bake!  Press down each cookie ball before baking, they cook much nicer that way.

Thin Mint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies 1

Chocolatey and fudgy.  Enjoy!

Thin Mint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies 3

Thin Mint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thin Mint Double Chocolate Chip Cookies 2t Ingredients

  • 1 stick/1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips
  • 8 Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, finely crushed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, mixing to combine. Add flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, corn starch, salt, chocolate chips and crushed Thin Mints, mixing until just combined.
  3. Scoop dough onto prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart, pressing cookies down almost flat before baking. Bake for 10-12 minutes until baked through. Let cool for 10 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to cooling rack. Serve with milk and enjoy!

Makes about2 dozen




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  1. 1

    They don’t have to twist my arm to buy 20 boxes either. Love Thin Mints and Samoas. It’s almost dangerous that you came up with these :)

  2. 2
    Sahar says:

    These look DELICIOUS! Can I possibly make them without thin mints though? I don’t get them where I live but I want these cookies!

  3. 3
    Sues says:

    Can I just say that I LOVE that you MADE cookies WITH Thin Mint Cookies?? These look incredible and are probably 8302 times better than regular old Thin Mints!

  4. 4

    You are seriously the cookie queen! These look fabulous!

  5. 5

    I am so loving these girl scout bakes! These are at the top of the list for me! Mint and chocolate = LOVE! I am with Robyn on this one! You are the cookie queen!

  6. 6

    Yum, these look a fantastic and chocolatey! I made your XXL Salted Brown Butter Cookie a couple weeks ago, and it was to die for:)

  7. 7

    Since I have 4 boxes of Thin Mints, I need something else to do with them rather than eat a sleeve at a time…BORING. These cookies are the perfect solution! YUM.

  8. 8

    These remind me of the oreo double chocolate cookies you made a while back. I bet these cookies are delicious. Love me some thin mints and frozen is the way to go!

  9. 9

    These are my favorite cookies!! I love that you incorporated it throughout this entire recipe. I love it. I would freeze a large batch so I can have it once girl scout season is over :)

  10. 10

    Pass a glass of milk and a couple of these!

  11. 11

    Desperately Seeking Girl Scouts…..

    Why don’t they come in my neighborhood anymore?

  12. 12
    Amanda says:

    These are nothing short of brilliant. :)

  13. 13
    colleen m. says:

    “WOW” what more can words say?

  14. 14
    naomi says:

    I agree, no one has to twist my arm to get me to buy several dozens of these things! Love your use of Thin Mints!

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  17. 17

    thin mints are my fav…the hard part would be not to eat them before incorporating them into this cookie recipe :-)

  18. 18

    i LOVE that you ground the cookies! Such a wonderful touch :D

  19. 19

    Yum – these look delicious! I really need to get my hands on some Girl Scout cookies!

  20. 20
    Tina V. says:

    Looks Yummy Jenny!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  21. 21
    Amanda says:

    How soft and perfect do these cookies look?? Love!! :)

  22. 22

    This is such a smart idea–I wanna try this with other variations of cookies!

  23. 23

    Love thin mint cookies. . .great idea to crush them and add them to the dough!

  24. 24
    marla says:

    I bet these are some seriously tasty cookies miss Jenny!!

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    Helene says:

    What a great idea to use these cookies in baking, I have never done it. Delicious!!!

  27. 27

    Cookie love over here! I bet these smelled incredible baking up.

  28. 28
    Gaby says:

    DYING for a dozen of these immediately!

  29. 29

    I seriously need to find a Girl Scout. I need some of these! :D

  30. 30

    How amazing are these! Love them!

  31. 31
    Sibylle says:

    A bit like the “After Eight” Cookies!

  32. 32

    They don’t have to twist my arm to buy cookies either ;)

    Love the gooeyness of this cookies!!

  33. 33

    Oh boy! Thin mints are my weakness…!!!

  34. 34

    Using cookies to make cookies… brilliant! I love thin mints so much, I’m not sure they would last long enough to bake with them.

  35. 35

    If a surfer resembling Keith Urban shows up at your door begging he’s mine lol! Daniel will flip out when I make these, chocolate mint is his weakness especially thin mints.

  36. 36

    Oh your cookies look absolutely delicious!

  37. 37

    This seems so good ! And strangely, on the exact same time, my son is asking me if he can eat and after eight !

  38. 38
    Karen says:

    For all you thin mint lovers try thin mints crumbled over the top of a frozen shamrock shake!! wonderful!! Also if you locate your local girl scout council they can direct you to a local cookie shop. I am in Michigan and we sell cookies at our local Kroger Stores. I’m a brownie leader and at one time I had 97 CASES of thin mints in my garage! I’m down to my last box!! My troop sold over 2000 boxes of the cookies!!

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    Liza says:

    This recipe is great! Who would have known 8 Thin Mint cookies could turn into 2 dozen?! Thanks for sharing. :3

  40. 40

    […] This recipe is inspired by one of Jenny’s recipes at Picky Palate. To be honest I knew I wanted to grind up Thin Mints into cookies from some Cookies & Cream Cookies she made years ago. This idea has been on my to do list for a while now and I knew I could pawn off cookies this weekend so that was the schedule. But great minds think alike and Jenny posted basically the same cookie recently! […]

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