Thin Mint Cocoa

Thin Mint Cocoa

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"Delicious hot chocolate that tastes like Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies."


15 m servings 281 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix the sugar, cocoa mix, and salt into the water in a saucepan until completely dissolved. Bring the mixture to a boil; cook and stir at a boil for 2 minutes. Stir the milk, vanilla extract, and peppermint extract through the mixture. Continue cooking until hot, but do not bring to a boil. Serve hot.
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  1. 12 Ratings


This works a whole lot better if you use baking cocoa in place of the cocoa mix. You get more chocolate-y flavor with less sugar. I didn't have whole milk so I used a mix of fat free evaporated ...

This was excellent and easy to make...very delicious...I only had the baking cocoa powder and not hot cocoa mix, so that's what I used and it was excellent...have already made it 2 nights in a r...

I prefer using cocoa from the can too for this. Also use your own judgement for the extract 'less is more.'

I thought this tasted alright. I used the calculate button to change it to 1 serving to try it. I went to cook it in a pot, but it just wasn't enough ingredients for one drink to do so. I used t...

Yum! This is an easy-to-make recipe! I shared some with a relative of mine, and we both thought it was great! Although I didn't have any cocoa mix on hand, I decided use two Keurig cups which wo...

This recipe comes out perfect with 1/4 cup of dark cocoa powder in place of the hot cocoa mix and taking the peppermint extract down to 1/2 tsp. It really does taste like a thin mint cookie!

This is the best the whole family enjoyed it!! :)

I think this has way too much peppermint extract. I recommend 1/2 tsp and then tasting it to see if you want more.

This was pretty good. The only problem was that it was way too sweet even after reducing the sugar by half. I used 2% milk instead of the whole milk and pure peppermint extract (if you use the p...