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Mint Sandwich Cookies

Canned frosting, peppermint extract and chocolate candy coating quickly turn crackers into these wonderful little no-bake cookies. My children and I like to assemble them for parties and holidays. I hope you and your family enjoy them as much as we do. -Melissa Thompson, Anderson, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 to 5 drops green food coloring, optional
  • 72 butter-flavored crackers
  • 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the frosting, extract and, if desired, food coloring. Spread filling over half of the crackers; top with remaining crackers.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Dip cookies in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 155 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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