17 Chocolate and mint recipes that marry the classic dessert combo
At the thought of making something that combines luxurious chocolate and bright, fresh mint, my mind goes into overdrive.
The first thought that comes to mind when I think chocolate and mint is definitely those Thin Mint cookies. Because they are an obsession across the nation, I've put together a list of not only takes on these cookies but many other dessert recipes that use this delicious combination of flavors to their advantage.
1. Mint chocolate meringues recipe
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These light-as-air mint chocolate meringues are the perfect after-dinner treat.
2. Chocolate mint Oreo cookies recipe
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Anything with Oreo cookies we have to say we adore, so these chocolate mint Oreo cookies would be amazing dunked in milk.
3. Mint chocolate hamantaschen recipe
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Bring a part of the Jewish culture into your baking by creating these mint chocolate hamantaschen in your kitchen.
4. Mint-chip ice cream brownie squares recipe
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Chilly and cool, these mint-chip ice cream brownie squares are decadent and make for a fun dessert for the kids.
5. Chocolate mint Oreo cookie trifle recipe
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Trifles are a favorite because the layers create a variety of textures and flavors. Try this chocolate mint Oreo cookie trifle next time you're layering a dessert trifle.
6. Mint chocolate chip cake in a mug recipe
Sometimes we just want a little dessert, and this mint chocolate chip cake in a mug is just the thing you want — very few dirty dishes and totally indulgent.
7. Mint chocolate chip buttercream recipe
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Swirl and dollop this mint chocolate chip buttercream onto everything from cookies, cupcakes or brownies.
8. Mint chocolate popcorn treat recipe
Mix salty and sweet flavors to make this tasty mint chocolate popcorn treat that's sure to be a hit with the entire family and perfect for movie night.
9. Mint chocolate chip cookie bars recipe
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These gorgeous mint chocolate chip cookie bars are a mix of what a brownie, a blondie and mint chocolate would make if they came together.
10. Chocolate mint stout lava cake recipe
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The perfect dessert to serve guests, this chocolate mint stout lava cake is impressive yet simple to make.
11. Grasshopper poke cake recipe
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Oh goodness, doesn't this grasshopper poke cake look seriously amazing? We're drooling already.
12. Chocolate mint brownies recipe
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We're loving the gorgeous colorful layers in these chocolate mint brownies.
13. Grasshopper pie milkshake recipe
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Blend it all up, and you'll be slurping on this grasshopper pie milkshake soon enough.
14. Drunken chocolate-covered grasshopper tiramisu recipe
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Turn a classic Italian dessert into this drunken chocolate-covered grasshopper tiramisu — the perfect dessert to serve during St. Patrick's Day.
15. Fudgy mint brownie bites drizzled with chocolate recipe
Fudgy mint brownie bites drizzled with chocolate — basically all we ever wanted in one bite.
16. Girl Scout cookie-inspired "Thin Mint" energy bites recipe
Looking for a healthy chocolate mint option? These mint chocolate energy bites are just the thing to keep you on track.
17. Thin Mint cupcakes recipe
This genius cupcake recipe uses actual crushed Thin Mints in the frosting. Mmm...