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Thin Mint Oreos

Two Ingredient thin mint oreos that are so addicting I had to hide them from myself. For. Real. ohsweetbasil.com-4

Oh ya know, sometimes you just have to make your oreos taste like thin mint cookies and thus create the best blasted cookie ever and it only took 2 ingredients. No biggie. I’m a genius. And someone else probably did it already and I didn’t see it, but don’t tell me if they did so I can still feel like the coolest mom to ever rock these fuzzy hospital socks I’m chillin’ in right now. Yes, I really am and no, I’m not in the hospital. I just have a lot of these things from when I was in the hospital so I like to rock them. And eat thin mint oreos.

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Growing up my mom, gosh she’s going to die when she reads this, always wore muumuus on Sunday. I’m actually laughing out loud as I type this. Oh man, I can picture her standing at the stove whipping up dinner with that muumuu. Gosh, my mom is the coolest. I love that she has never cared about being perfect, or a total fashionista. She has always cared far more about the heart than anything else. Women are each other’s worst enemies when in fact we should be caring more about giving than competing. I love this quote and the older I get the more I realize that it is my mother to a T.

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I’m not sure why the dang graphic scooted over so I apologize that it’s crooked. But isn’t that quote the best? I know everyone says that their mom is the best, and I believe all are wonderful, but a mom like that, now that’s a good one. My mom was never worried about not having her makeup on if a friend stopped by, or having us kids all perfectly dressed, bows, accessorized etc. She cared about giving. In fact, she mostly cared about giving without anyone ever knowing. Which, in my opinion of course, is the best kind there is.

Two Ingredient thin mint oreos that are so addicting I had to hide them from myself. For. Real. ohsweetbasil.com-4

I’m the mom that pretty much never wears makeup unless we are going out (and I am not talking about leaving the house) or going to church, and I let my kids play and get messy without worrying about their hair or clothes being perfectly styled. But I still occasionally feel bad around the friends that need that perfection. I had to decide, do I want to be known for my perfectly cute family or my willingness to work regardless of how hard it can be sometimes? (Unless it’s these cookies then just melt the andes, dip the cookies and let dry!)

Two Ingredient thin mint oreos that are so addicting I had to hide them from myself. For. Real. ohsweetbasil.com-4

I’m working on it all. It takes time. Mom has taught me to care more about the inside than the outside and as you’ll find out in another post, my dad taught me more about makeup than anyone else. Stay tuned for that one. So here’s to mom’s muumuus, the fact that she would wear them to be comfortable on Sunday’s while she wrote little notes to people who may need one, cooked meals for those in need, or created little crafts for someone that needed cheering up. Here’s to the muumuu wearing mama that brought kids home from church with her, forgoing naptime to care for little one’s who had to have a meeting after church. Here’s to a mama that attended to everyone else before herself and by doing so found more and peace within herself than those who were constantly looking to find it by only worrying about themselves. Generosity and humility have more hold on our inner peace than we realize.

Can Oreos Cause Heartburn?

Chocolate is often a trigger for heartburn.

So, oreos could cause heartburn.

Will Oreos Hurt a Dog?

Oreos aren’t recommended for dogs.

Chocolate can be toxic to dogs, but there’s not enough baking chocolate in an Oreo to cause immediate alarm.

If your dog eats one or two oreos, they are probably fine.

However, they are high in sugar, and that is not good for dogs either.

Thin Mint Oreos

Two Ingredient thin mint oreos that are so addicting I had to hide them from myself. For. Real. ohsweetbasil.com-4

Thin Mint Oreos

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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Package Regular Oreos
  • 1 Bag Andes Mint Bits found by the chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or a silpat.
  • In a large glass bowl, add the andes bits and microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring between until smooth.
  • Using a fork, dip the oreos and gently lift it, tapping the fork gently on the side of the bowl to shake off any excess chocolate.
  • Gently lay on the parchment to set.
  • Store in airtight containers
Nutrition Facts
Thin Mint Oreos
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 395
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 4.2mg1%
Carbohydrates 58.1g19%
Fiber 2.3g10%
Sugar 39.8g44%
Protein 4.2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Amazing!!! I think I ‘ve found my newest addiction 😉

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  • This is awesome…..I have seen so many recipes lately for make your own thin mints….I actually thought about taking the cookie part of the Oreo and dipping in melted Andes mints but wasn’t sur what to do with all the creme filling. Apparently it works well with the whole cookie, will try!!!! 🙂

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  • That is such a beautiful quote! these thin mint oreos look incredible! I could easily eat about 10 right now!

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    • Thanks Jenny!

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  • Genius! These would DISAPPEAR at our house.

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    • WE had to split the last one four ways because everynoe wanted it! lol

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  • I need to make these. Now we can have thin mints all year round.

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    • Do it!! Actually I’ll make them for you and you make me nutter butters

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  • Oh dear, you put two of my favorite cookies together. Yes, you are a genius. And it sounds like your mom is, too. And a sweetheart, too. Now I know where you get it from!

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    • Awwww!!! mwah! You are too sweet!

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  • OMG MELTED ANDES!!! geeeeenius!!!!! I love this!

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    • Thanks Girl!

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  • Made of dreams….oreos and mint. Yes.

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    • haha, absolutely!

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