If you close your eyes….you would swear you were eating a thin mint. I dare you not to lick the bowl

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups of butter room temperature
  • 2 bars of Lindt Intensive Mint bars
  • 1/2 tsp. creme de menthe candy oil flavor

Instructions

    Beat egg whites until it forms soft peaks. Add the sugar and beat until it forms stiff peaks. While this is going on melt the chocolate in a small bowl in 20 sec intervals, mix until smooth add candy oil to chocolate.Let sit and cool. Switch to paddle attachment and beat butter in a tablespoon at a time until fluffy…this could take a while. It might look curdled but turn up the speed until it gets fluffy stop the mixer add the chocolate until evenly distributed.

Comments

revel Says... 4 Dec 2009 , 3:21pm

This sounds awesome! Can i buy the mint flavoring at Micheals?

Sweet_Treats_1 Says... 4 Dec 2009 , 6:53pm

Where can I buy the creme de menthe candy oil

busyred Says... 9 Dec 2009 , 9:48am

yes that's where i got it from michael's carries a 4 pk in the candy making section, and that's in it...enjoy!

Sweetcakes23 Says... 10 Dec 2009 , 10:30pm

Can't wait to try this one!!!

young9 Says... 17 Dec 2009 , 11:21pm

ok so i tried this recipe on my chocolate brownie drop cookies, only i had to change it up just a little bit. i already had on hand peppermint oil and a bag of those andes peppermint pieces that you get in the chocolate chip section. i used 3/4 of the bag (saving the rest to sprinkle over the cookies) in place of the mint bars in the recipe and used peppermint oil instead of the creme de menthe oil. it was amazing. i would love to try to original recipe sometime because i do prefer creme de menthe.

ReesieT Says... 22 Mar 2010 , 8:10pm

Do you need the oil for this recipe? Is there something else I can use in place of it?

hbarberycakes Says... 18 Apr 2010 , 6:30am

is the sugar granulated or confectioners?

ktcakery Says... 28 Sep 2010 , 1:24pm

I have the same question as hbarberycakes... Should this be granulated sugar or confectioners? Thank you!

ktcakery Says... 29 Sep 2010 , 1:00pm

Update: I used granulated sugar figuring this was more similar to a merengue recipe. The mint taste is fantastic, but I am also getting a very very strong butter taste...


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