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Fudge Mint Magic Cookie Bars

I think everyone has a different name for magic cookie bars– I grew up calling them 7 layer bars, but I’ve heard several variations along the way. To see an original version, click here (but come back!).
I was excited to try a Thin Mint version, but wasn’t totally sure how to approach it without the coconut and the pecans– that seemed a little empty.
And even after I had made them, and took a bite fresh out of the oven–
I was kind of like, “ehhhhhhh, they’re ok…”
But they tasted a little “caramel-y” warm. Which does not go with mint.
So I set them on the counter to cool overnight, fingers crossed for a better result in the morning.
Done.
Totally delivered.
They were totally, completely,  incredibly addictive.
Were, as in: past tense.
Because they are gone, gone, gone.
These are totally worth using an entire box of thin mints on.
And I don’t mess around with  my Thin Mints, so you can trust me…
I’m a professional.
A professional Thin Mint eater.
(and if you just can’t bring yourself to part with an entire box, Keebler makes a great alternative)!

Thin Mint Magic Cookie Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 package (2 sleeves) of Thin Mints (or Keebler Grasshopper Fudge Mint Cookies)
  • 1 c. White Chocolate Chips
  • 6 tbsp. Butter or Margarine, melted
  • 3/4 – 14 oz. can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • - See more at: http://www.somethingswanky.com/thin-mint-magic-cookie-bars/#sthash.upqhzafh.dpuf

Instructions

  1. Line 9×9 baking dish with foil or parchment paper.
  2. Pour in melted butter.
  3. Crush one sleeve of thin mints (should be about 1 cup). Pour crumbs into the baking dish and press firmly and evenly into the butter, until smooth.
  4. Spread white chocolate chips over the crumbs, and pour 3/4 of the can of Sweetened condensed milk over top (the sweetened condensed milk should cover the top of the chocolate chips, but they shouldn’t be swimming in it).
  5. Break up the remaining thin mints into small chunks. Pour over the sweetened condensed milk and press in.
  6. Bake at 350º for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Let cool completely before cutting and serving.
  8. - See more at: http://www.somethingswanky.com/thin-mint-magic-cookie-bars/#sthash.upqhzafh.dpuf
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16 Responses to “Fudge Mint Magic Cookie Bars”

  1. Nicola posted on February 27, 2012 at 7:03 am (#)

    Sounds yum! I always think white chocolate and mint go so well together. Great pictures, too!

  2. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust posted on February 27, 2012 at 10:49 am (#)

    Pure awesomeness! I don’t think I’ll run out of Thin Mints anytime soon, since I have like 10 boxes. :)

  3. thedomesticrebel.com posted on February 27, 2012 at 10:58 am (#)

    Mm, those do look good. I am all about the gooey bars.

  4. Carly Taylor posted on February 27, 2012 at 11:44 am (#)

    These look great! I wanted to let you know that I just posted a recipe for Thin Mint Truffles on my blog! Thought it seemed quite relevant to this one :)

    The recipe for Thin Mint Truffles is here!
    -Carly @ Createlive

  5. Kristin@gratefulbelly.com posted on February 27, 2012 at 12:19 pm (#)

    That’s what I’m talkin about……can’t wait to try them!

  6. Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl posted on February 27, 2012 at 1:03 pm (#)

    YUM! Next to Samoas, Thin Mints are my favorite! I usually eat them out of the freezer, but warm and gooey has to be pretty darn good, too!

  7. Just Jaime posted on February 27, 2012 at 1:54 pm (#)

    YUM! It’s probably not a good idea to look at your blog at lunch time….

  8. Aimee posted on February 28, 2012 at 8:21 am (#)

    These look divine Ashton. Well done!!!

  9. Angi posted on February 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm (#)

    OH MY GOSH! These look to die for! I know what I’m making this weekend!

  10. Cindy posted on March 1, 2012 at 3:24 am (#)

    My thin mint should get here any day! These look delicious. Great blog–I’m your newest follower.

  11. Trish - Sweetology101 posted on March 2, 2012 at 7:02 pm (#)

    Thin mints are hubby’s favorite cookies that is for sure, this is a neat way to do something different.

  12. Erin posted on March 3, 2012 at 12:21 pm (#)

    You’re killing me with all these. YUM!!!

  13. Mrs. Diner posted on April 15, 2012 at 8:07 pm (#)

    Mine turned out a lot gooeier (is that a word?…gooey-er? gooier?) than yours on top. Loved them! Shared with my readers with a link back to you: http://www.ratetheplateutah.com/2012/04/eat-in-thin-mint-magic-cookie-bars.html.

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