These no-bake cookies are great with hot chocolate, tea or coffee. Buy the wafers in the cookie aisle of the grocery store. If you can’t find mint-flavored chocolate chips, you can use semi-sweet chips and flavor them with peppermint extract. And drizzling the melted chocolate makes a mess, so make sure you do that on the kitchen counter.
- 10 oz. vanilla-flavored candy coating (or Almond Bark)
- 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
- Green food coloring (2-3 drops)
- 9-0z. package of Nabisco Famous chocolate wafer cookies
- 3/4 cup mint semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels
- 1 teaspoon shortening
In a small saucepan, melt vanilla candy coating over low heat, stirring occasionally, being careful not to let it burn. Remove from heat. Stir in mint extract and food coloring. tipping saucepan slightly, dip chocolate wafers halfway into medlted coating. Lightly shake off excess coating. Place coated wafers on waxed paper-lined cookie sheets.
In a small saucepan, melt mint chips and shortening over low heat, stirring occasionally, until completely melted. Using a spoon, drizzle melted chocolate over dipped cookies. Let coating harden completely at room temperature or in refrigerator. Store cookies in tightly-covered container at room temperature.
Makes three dozen cookies.