How to To Make Girl Scout Thin Mint Bars

I was asked to participate and create desserts using Girl Scout Cookies in "The Girl Scout Cookie Crunch" presented at Lehigh Valley's ArtsQuest Cafe. Also prepared desserts on WFMZ, local television.

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How to To Make Girl Scout Thin Mint Bars Recipe
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For the crust, gathered ingredients; 2 boxes thin mint cookies and 1 stick of butter.

For the crust, gathered ingredients; 2 boxes thin mint cookies and 1 stick of butter.

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Grind cookies in food processor, fine.

Grind cookies in food processor, fine.

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Add all ground cookies to the butter in a large bowl.

Add all ground cookies to the butter in a large bowl.

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Work with you hands. Rub cookie crumbs and butter between fingers until it becomes crumbly.

Work with you hands. Rub cookie crumbs and butter between fingers until it becomes crumbly.

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Reserve 1 cup of crumbs for topping. Set both aside.

Reserve 1 cup of crumbs for topping. Set both aside.

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Cut the remaining 1 sleeve of cookies into 4 pieces. Set these aside too.

Cut the remaining 1 sleeve of cookies into 4 pieces. Set these aside too.

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Prepare a 9x13 pan with baking release spray.

Prepare a 9x13 pan with baking release spray.

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Add the large amount of crumbs to the baking pan.

Add the large amount of crumbs to the baking pan.

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Press into the bottom and sides of the pan.

Press into the bottom and sides of the pan.

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Prepare the filling, gathered ingredients; 8oz cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg , 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1 sleeve thin mint cookies; chopped.

Prepare the filling, gathered ingredients; 8oz cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg , 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1 sleeve thin mint cookies; chopped.

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In a mixing bowl; add cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract.

In a mixing bowl; add cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract.

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Blend until smooth.

Blend until smooth.

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Add egg and blend together.

Add egg and blend together.

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Cream cheese mixture, chopped thin mints and pan with crumbs crust.

Cream cheese mixture, chopped thin mints and pan with crumbs crust.

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Fold cookie pieces into cream cheese mixture.

Fold cookie pieces into cream cheese mixture.

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Pour cookie and cream cheese mixture into cookie crust.

Pour cookie and cream cheese mixture into cookie crust.

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Spread out evenly.

Spread out evenly.

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Top with remaining 1 cup of crumbs.

Top with remaining 1 cup of crumbs.

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Place in a 350 f oven. Bake 30-35 minutes until the cream cheese has set.

Place in a 350 f oven. Bake 30-35 minutes until the cream cheese has set.

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Cool completely before cutting.

Cool completely before cutting.

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Girl Scout Thin Mint Bars garnished with chocolate ganache! Yum! ☺️

Girl Scout Thin Mint Bars garnished with chocolate ganache! Yum! ☺️

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Pictured to the far right, on the set of WFMZ TV. Making peanut butter truffles with Girl Scout cookies. Video link http://www.wfmz.com/lifestyle/food/sunrise-chef-girl-scout-cookie-crunch/31006540

Pictured to the far right, on the set of WFMZ TV. Making peanut butter truffles with Girl Scout cookies. Video link www.wfmz.com/lifestyle/food/s…

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Pictured here on the set of WFMZ TV are Girl Scout Thin Mint Bars and Peanut Butter Truffle Bars made with Girl Scout Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies.

Pictured here on the set of WFMZ TV are Girl Scout Thin Mint Bars and Peanut Butter Truffle Bars made with Girl Scout Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies.

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Remember to support your local Girl Scouts of America 🇺🇸! Thank you again for checking out another one of my delicious guides.

Remember to support your local Girl Scouts of America 🇺🇸! Thank you again for checking out another one of my delicious guides.

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