Oreo Mint Bars


You will need:

-1/4 cup butter

-1 bag mint flavored chocolate chips- we used the Andes Mint Chips

-2 cups Oreo cookie crumbs (about 24 cookies)

-1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

-1/2 teaspoon vanilla

-1/4 cup softened butter

-1 tablespoon milk

-2 cups powdered sugar

-1/3 cup butter

-green food coloring (2-4 drops)

-chopped walnuts or pecans


Grease a 9 inch square pan with cooking spray.  In a food processor, grind cookies until they are coarse crumbs.   Melt 1/4 cup of butter, in a bowl, combine crushed Oreos and butter.  Press mixture into pan and up sides till covered, refrigerate for 20-30 minutes until firm.

In a small bow, beat 1/4 cup softened butter, milk, peppermint, vanilla and food coloring with an electric mixer until mixed.  Gradually beat in powdered sugar on low until smooth.

Spread peppermint filling evenly over Oreo crust.  In a saucepan, melt chocolate chips and 1/3 cup butter over low heat, stirring constantly.  Spread melted chocolate evenly over peppermint filling.  Sprinkle top with chopped walnuts or pecans.  Refrigerate about 20 minutes.  Cut into bars and enjoy!!


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