To make your own semi-homemade thin mint cookies, you will need 1 bag Hershey's Mint Chocolate Chips, 1 box of Anna's Thin Mint cookies, and a little shortening.
Melt half the bag of mint chocolate chips in a double boiler and add about a teaspoon of shortening.
The cookies are very fragile, so we brushed the chocolate on very gently and placed another cookie on top and brushed on more chocolate. Yummm!
Special thanks to Infant Bibliophile for suggesting The Carrot Seed -- it is Emily's new favorite and she really enjoyed reading this to her little sister.
Here's a recap of how we spent our $5 of entertainment money today:
Mint Chocolate Chips (bought at Big Lots) -- $2.00
Anna's Thin Chocolate Mint Cookies (also from Big Lots) -- $2.00
Total Spent = $4.00!!