Peppermint Oreos

Minimal effort but all of the joy of peppermint, chocolate and cream. This recipe transforms a simple store bought pack of Oreos into a delicious minty treat. Perfect as an after dinner nibble with coffee or package up with a pretty ribbon and give away.

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Peppermint Oreos

Minimal effort but all of the joy of peppermint, chocolate and cream. This recipe transforms a simple store bought pack of #Oreos into a delicious minty treat. Perfect as an after dinner nibble with coffee or package up with a pretty ribbon and give away. Definitely #WorthMyCalories!
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CourseDessert & Bakery
CuisineAmerican
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 157 g packages Oreos I prefer "double stuff oreos" for this recipe
  • 150 grams Cooking Chocolate Lindt 51% dark is my favourite
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup mint candy crushed

Instructions

  • Prepare baking sheets to cool the cookies by lining them with parchment and set aside.
  • Crush the mint candy by putting it in a plastic bag and beating with with rolling pin, back of spoon or meat tenderiser to crush into small decorative pieces.
  • Put a saucepan on the stove, about 1/3 full of water and bring to simmer.
  • Place chocolate in a Pyrex bowl on the simmering water and let the chocolate melt.
  • Add vegetable oil (to thin the chocolate) and peppermint extract.
  • Dip each Oreo individually and cover with chocolate.
  • Remove from chocolate with fork, shake off excess chocolate, sprinkle on some crushed mint candy and cool on parchment.
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