Mint Cookie Candies

These yummy mint chocolate bites are so delightful, you'll find it difficult to stop at one. With a combination of sweetness and crunch from the chocolate cookies, they make pretty holiday gifts with candy canes or other candies on top.

Yield

4 dozen candies (48 servings)

Ingredients

12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
6 teaspoons shortening, divided
1/4 teaspoon green food coloring
4 mint cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed
2 (4.67 ounce) packages mint Andes candies

Directions

In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating and 4 teaspoons shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in food coloring. Pour evenly into miniature muffin cup liners. Sprinkle with cookie crumbs.

In a microwave, melt mint candies and remaining shortening; stir until smooth. Pour over cookie crumbs. Let stand until set.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 each) equals 58 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

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