How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Crush enough cookies to make 1-1/3 cups crumbs. Cut remaining cookies into quarters and set aside. Mix crumbs with butter and press into 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar.
  • Stir in extract and chocolate. Add eggs, one at a time. Combine until just blended. Stir in quartered cookies. Pour over crust. Bake 50 minutes to 1 hour or until all but very center is set. Run knife around edge of pan. Cool on wire rack. Once cooled remove pan rim. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • *Thin Mints are a mint-flavored chocolate cookie covered in chocolate.

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  • lorihb 8 years ago
    You have just given me the perfect birthday recipe for my chocolate-mint loving son. Woo-hoo! Love it!
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  • cubralinda 10 years ago
    Yummy! great to make with Gurl Scout THIN MINTS cookies.Added to a Cookbook I am putting together as a CHRISTMAS gift.
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  • debra47 10 years ago
    I can't get the thin mint cookies here but there is a British cookie that is so similar that I can substitute. Not sure when I will bake it but I know I will sometime over the winter and I'll be sure to let you know how it is.
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    This has to be an incredible cheesecake recipe! I have never seen a recipe using the Thin Mint cookies before so this is a very unique dessert! I'm so glad you took the time to post it! I sure hope that others take a peek at it too as it really looks like a good one! Thanks for posting it!
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