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Thin Mint Cocktail

This easy frozen cocktail is made using ice, Kahlua Mudslide and creme de menth. Tastes just like a Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie! A fun green drink to make for holidays, especially St. Patrick’s Day.

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Ladies and gentlemen, this is going to be epic! Ready? Introducing… the Thin Mint Cocktail.

Three ingredients. Tastes just like a Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie. Perfect for the holidays or St. Patrick’s Day or any day really. 🙂

No bartending or mixology experience needed!

First of all, let’s just get out of the way that I’m not a bartender. I know a few. I do enjoy a flavorful adult beverage. But that’s about as far as my expertise goes. However I invented this cocktail. On accident. Proud moment. Trust me though. It’s a very, very happy accident.

How the Thin Mint cocktail that tastes like the cookie came to be

How this glorious cocktail came to be, went something like this: I ran out and bought some crème de menthe because my plan was to share with you all (and I still am going to share with you soon) a cocktail my grandpa enjoyed.

My family called it “Grandpa’s green drink” but it actually has a proper name, which is a green stinger. You can find my recipe for that green Stinger drink here.

So, after I made and photographed my grandpa’s green drink, I wanted to see what else would go well with the crème de menthe and that’s when I spotted a bottle of Kahlua pre-mixed mudslide in my recently organized liquor cabinet (spring cleaning is a real thing!).

I added the two cordials to a chilled rocks glass full of crushed ice, gave it a stir and took a sip. And it was like a liquid thin mint cookie! So nuts.

Made using mudslide and creme de menthe.

I’m not sure how old the bottle of mudslide in my cabinet is and I’m not even sure if you can buy mudslides ready-mixed anymore, so if you have trouble finding it, here’s how to make your own mudslide.

The garnish makes the drink!

Thin Mint Cocktail

I recommend garnishing this drink with an Andes mint chocolate and a fresh sprig of mint.

When in season, why not go full thin mint  lover here and grab a box of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies too? I mean, it’s for a good cause after all. A thin mint cocktail with a side of thin mints? I think yes. 😀

Make this Thin Mint cocktail virgin!

Want to make a virgin version of this cocktail? You can! Brew a strong cup of coffee, add a heavy pour of cream, sugar and then chill. Use this mixture in place of Kahlua and add creme de menth syrup.

For a more kid-friendly alcohol-free version, you can use chocolate or vanilla milk and creme de menth syrup!

Want to try making some other fun cocktails?

Browse all my cocktail recipes

**You must be 21 or older to enjoy this beverage! Please drink responsibly**

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Think Mint Cocktail - Just Two Ingredients

Thin Mint Cocktail - Just two ingredients! Tastes just like a thin mint Girl Scout cookie!

Thin Mint Cocktail

This easy frozen cocktail is made using ice, Kahlua Mudslide and creme de menth. Tastes just like a Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie! A fun green drink to make for holidays, especially St. Patrick’s Day.
Author: Angela G.
5 from 2 reviews
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Cuisine: American
Skill Level: Easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Servings
Yield: 1 cocktail

Ingredients
 

  • 2 parts Kahlua pre-mixed Mudslide
  • 1 part Crème de menthe
  • crushed ice
  • 1 Andes chocolate mint optional for garnish
  • 1 sprig of fresh mint leaves optional for garnish

Instructions

  • Fill a chilled rocks glass with crushed ice.
  • Pour in Kahlua pre-mixed mudslide then Crème de menthe and stir.
  • Garnish with an Andes mint and a sprig of fresh mint.

Notes

To keep cocktail frozen longer, start with a chilled glass. Place glass in the freezer at least 2 hours prior to mixing your drink.
Try using a shot glass to portion ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Sugar: 38g | Iron: 1mg
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Kristin

Thursday 17th of March 2022

I'm trying this tonight. Although I did get a different brand of mudslide which says is has cacao in it. I'm also going try try blending it to make it like a slushie. Happy St. Patty's day!

Angela G.

Thursday 17th of March 2022

I think any brand of mudslide would work. Hope you enjoy it!! Happy St. Patrick's Day, Kristin! :)

Debbie

Friday 9th of March 2018

Love it !!! My grandpa drank them too!

Angela G.

Wednesday 14th of March 2018

Thanks! Too funny!! I guess this was the stylish drink for men back in the day!