Healthy Thin Mints

Do you love the refreshing taste of thin mints but are looking for a healthier, vegan, and gluten-free alternative? Look no further than this homemade thin mints recipe. With a simple baking process, you can whip up a batch of these delicious cookies in no time. Plus, they can be stored in the freezer for a quick sweet treat whenever you need it. In this post, we'll share the recipe and give you tips on how to make your homemade thin mints taste just like the real thing.


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons male syrup
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract



  1. Combine almond flour, cacao powder, maple syrup, coconut oil, sea salt and peppermint extract in a medium bowl into a dough consistence. Place the dough in the fridge for 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350℉ and prep a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Place the chilled dough on a piece of parchment paper then place another piece on top. Use a rolling pin to roll out the dough about 1/4 inch thick
  4. Use a small circular cookie cutter to cut out cookies and place off the prepared baking sheet. 
  5. Place cookies in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. When done remove from the oven and let cool completely 
  6. Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a small bowl. Use a double boiler or the microwave for 30-second intervals.
  7. Using a fork dip the cookie into the melted chocolate. Let the excess chocolate drip before place the cookie back on the baking sheet
  8. Place the cookies in the fridge or freezer for 30 minutes, or until the chocolate sets.
  9. Once set, serve and enjoy! (Store leftover cookies in the freezer and no need to thaw them.)


Written by Kira Moore, photos and video by Sophia Malcoyannis. Original recipe by Brittany Mullins

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