Prepare it up to three days in advance and store at room temperature. To check out the recipe, keep reading.
Recently we brainstormed the ultimate Popsicle. In my ideal Popsicle, the pesky wooden stick would be replaced with something deliciously edible. I decided to experiment with Pepperidge Farm Pirouettes, a rolled, wafer cookie with cream filling, using the cookie as the stick. The result is an easy and entirely edible Popsicle, inspired by one of my favorite Girl Scout Cookies — Thin Mints! Making the Popsicles was simple: I filled small Dixie cups with ice cream and gently inserted the cookie stick. The chocolate coating proved more difficult. I intended to quickly dip the Popsicles in melted chocolate and crushed mint cookies.
Unfortunately, the chocolate froze faster than I could dip and roll, so I opted for a simple chocolate coating. The wafer sticks come in four flavors, so feel free to choose your favorite cookie/ice cream combination. To learn the technique, read more
I try not to buy boxes of pre-made cookies, but somehow always cave during Girl Scout Cookie season. The Thin Mint cookie has a perfect combo of chocolate and mint that gets me every time. Sadly, Girl Scout cookie season only happens once a year, and we've got several months before they're back. However, if you can't wait until spring, I got my hands on a recipe in order to make your own.
If you need your Thin Mint fix before spring, then read more