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Thin Mint Flavored Chex Mix

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Thin Mint Flavored Chex Mix

Keep the favorite minty-chocolate Girl Scout flavor all year long with this crunchy Thin Mint-inspired Chex Mix recipe!

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 16
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Thin Mint Flavored Chex Mix  

As prepared by Gourmet Mom

Suffering from Thin Mint cookie withdrawl? Get that loving feeling back with this Chex Mix recipe!


I have terrible news that you may or may not be aware of: Girl Scout Cookie season is officially over for this year. I checked on my Girl Scout Cookie Finder app (yes, they have one!), and those sweet little girls are baking up a storm for next year.

While my waistline is grateful, we are craving the awesome flavors of those tasty cookies! And, unless you have a giant freezer full of a secret cookie stash, I’m guessing you’re starting to miss those delicious flavors as much as I am.

So, for your enjoyment, we’ve created this delicious Thin Mint Flavored Chex Mix recipe inspired by our our favorite Thin Mint cookie flavor.

This Chex Mix is super easy to whip up, and the best part is you can enjoy it all year long! So here we go:

 

Mint-flavored dark chocolate Chex Mix.

First divide the Chex cereal into two bowls. In the first bowl, you'll mix up the mint-flavored dark chocolate Chex Mix.

 

Mint-flavored white chocolate covered Chex Mix.

In the second bowl, you'll make the pretty minty green Chex Mix.

 

Dark chocolate Chex Mix and mint green Chex Mix.

Now it's time to let these two meet. Get a big bowl and mix 'em all up.

 

Serve Chex Mix in a bowl or package for gifts.

Garnish your combo with a few mint baking chips, and you’ve got a super easy Chex Mix winner!

I bagged up these sweet treats with some cute labels and sent them to friends who were suffering from cookie depravation. It was a huge hit! Enjoy!



Mandy Heaston is a busy mom, gourmet cook — and opera singer! Look for Mandy’s posts on Tablespoon, and check her member profile often to see what she’s cooking up!
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Thin Mint Flavored Chex Mix

Ingredients

8
cups Rice Chex cereal
8
ounces dark or semi-sweet chocolate
6
drops peppermint extract, divided
1
cup powdered sugar, divided
2
heaping tablespoons cocoa powder
7
ounces white chocolate or candy melts
1
ounce green candy melts
1
cup mint baking chips (optional)

Directions

  • 1 Divide Rice Chex cereal evenly into two large bowls.
  • 2 In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt dark chocolate on high at 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until melted and smooth.
  • 3 Stir in 3-4 drops peppermint extract.
  • 4 Pour chocolate over one bowl of Chex cereal and stir gently to coat completely.
  • 5 In a small bowl, combine ½ cup powdered sugar and cocoa powder then stir it into the chocolate-coated cereal mixture, coating completely. Spread cereal mixture onto wax paper to set.
  • 6 In another medium microwave-safe bowl, place white chocolate and green candy melts. Microwave on high at 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until melted and smooth.
  • 7 Stir in 3-4 drops peppermint flavoring oil.
  • 8 Pour white chocolate over second bowl of Chex cereal and stir gently to coat.
  • 9 Sprinkle mixture with 1/2 cup powdered sugar and stir gently to coat completely. Pour onto wax paper to set.
  • 10 When both cereal mixtures are set, combine in a large serving bowl and sprinkle 1 cup mint baking chips (optional) on top. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
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