GF Vegan Thin MintsSubmitted by: JO_JO_BA
IntroductionRich, crispy chocolate-mint wafers are robed in minty chocolate for this Girl Guides-like treat that's 100% GF and vegan! Rich, crispy chocolate-mint wafers are robed in minty chocolate for this Girl Guides-like treat that's 100% GF and vegan!
1 cup rice flour
½ cup sorghum flour
¼ cup millet flour
¼ cup sweet rice flour
¼ cup arrowroot starch
7 tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder, sifted
½ tsp salt
½ cup vegan margarine, room temperature
2 tbsp shortening
¾ cup sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
3 tbsp soy or rice milk
5 tbsp vodka
½ tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tbsp peppermint extract
10 oz bittersweet chocolate
1 tbsp shortening
½ tsp peppermint extract
In a large bowl, cream together margarine, shortening and sugars.
Add soymilk, vodka and extracts. The mixture will look curdled.
Gradually, add in the flour mixture until fully incorporated.
Shape dough into two logs, about 1 ½ in diameter, wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for at least 1-2 hours, until dough is very firm.
Preheat oven to 375F, line baking sheets with parchment or silicone.
Slice dough into rounds not more than ¼ thick otherwise they will not be crisp.
Place on the sheets fairly close together they dont spread that much.
Bake 14 15 minutes.
Cool cookies completely on a wire rack before dipping in chocolate.
Combine chocolate and shortening in a double boiler over simmering water.
Melt until chocolate is smooth. Stir in the extract.
Dip each cookie in melted chocolate and transfer to a wire rack set over a piece of wax paper to set up for at least 30 minutes 1 hour.
Serving Size: Makes 60 cookies
Number of Servings: 60
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.