Erin McKenna’s vegan Thin Mints from Babycakes Covers the Classics ($16) are jaw-dropping crowd pleasers. The mint chocolate coating snaps with each bite to reveal a thin, flaky chocolate cookie. This version is definitely reminiscent of its original inspiration. Try the recipe at home and startle your friends and neighbors with how authentic this version tastes!Click here to check out the recipe.
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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