Flourless Thin Mint Cookies

2013-12-20
  • Servings : 8-10
  • Prep Time : 0m
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 -2 pastured egg whites (depending on egg size)
  • 1/3 -1/2 cup cocoa powder (depending on how large eggs are)
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup granulated sweetener (I used 3/4 cup Swerve for no sugar option)
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint flavor*
  • Dash of sea salt
  • Chocolate coating: 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (use Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips or Chunks for dairy free option)
  • 1/8 tsp peppermint flavor

Method

Step 1

Whisk the egg whites, stir in the cocoa powder, sugar and 1/4 tsp peppermint extract and salt. The batter should be brownie batter like consistency. Add more cocoa or sweetener if it needs to be thicker.

Step 2

Spoon out about 2 tablespoons worth of batter onto parchment lined cookie sheet. The batter will spread just slightly when baked, so spoon and swirl the batter into desired cookie size.

Step 3

Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes.

Step 4

Let the cookies cool and harden for a few minutes before you try to remove them from the parchment. Place cookies in the frig or freezer to harden up and cool off before coating in chocolate.

Step 5

Chocolate Coating: Melt the chocolate chips and peppermint flavor in a double broiler (glass bowl over a pot of boiling water).

Step 6

Dip each cookie in the melted chocolate, use a fork to toss and turn the cookie until fully coated. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container Notes: *I used Simply Organic Peppermint Flavor in this recipe. Other brands of mint or peppermint extracts may not be as strong and you may need to use more to taste.


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  1. posted by F070702o on February 23, 2014

    Hi! Could this be sweetened with honey instead of something granulated?

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