Sunday, November 23, 2008

Easy Easy Mint Thins

Prep time: 20 min l Refrigerate: 30 min l Servings: about 12

1 pkg bakers semi-sweet chocolate
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
35 ritz crackers
1 peppermint candy cane, crushed

1. Microwave chocolate in small microwaveable bowl as directed on package (or melt on stove).
Stir until completely melted. Blend in extract.
2. Dip crackers in melted chocolate, completely coating crackers with chocolate. Carefully
scrape off excess chocolate. Place on wax paper covered baking sheets; sprinkle wtih crushed
3. Refrigerate 30 min or until chocolate is firm.

Variation: For a chocolate-peanut butter twist, omit peppermint extract and candy cane. Spread each cracker with a thin layer of peanut butter before dipping into the melted chocolate.

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