Homemade Gluten-Free Thin Mint Cookies

Homemade Gluten-Free Thin Mints

During the winter holidays, a lot of recipes include mint. I personally love adding mint into all of my baked goods! Today I wanted to remake my favorite Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints!

Recipe Adapted from: Bakingbites.com

Cookie Ingredients:

6 tbsp. Kelapo Coconut Oil

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. peppermint extract

4 1/2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

1 3/4 cup gluten free all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp. salt

Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray

Chocolate Coating:

1 bag of semisweet chocolate

1/2 cup Kelapo Coconut Oil

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. peppermint extract

Before Baking

Cookie Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg, vanilla, and peppermint extract. Then add the cocoa powder. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Add gluten-free flour and salt and blend well.
  4. On a large piece of wax paper roll the dough into a log shape and freeze for at least 2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray a cookie sheet with Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray.
  6. Remove dough from fridge and slice into 1/4 inch round pieces.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the cookie edges are firm.
  8. Let cookies cool.

Chocolate Coating Directions:

  1. Lay the cookies on a large piece of wax paper.
  2. In a saucepan, combine chocolate and coconut oil, stirring regular and on a low-medium heat.
  3. Once the mixture is smooth add in vanilla and peppermint, blend well.
  4. Dip each cookie into the mix one at a time and then place on the wax paper.
  5.  Let cool.

These are quickly becoming one of my favorite holiday cookies! What’s your favorite holiday cookie?

-Leslee

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