A Thin Mint Milkshake made with fresh mint, Thin Mint cookies, and vanilla ice cream. Perfect for St. Patty’s Day!

A Thin Mint Milkshake made with fresh mint, Thin Mint cookies, and vanilla ice cream. Perfect for St. Patty's Day!

So a Thin Mint cookie, some good ol’ vanilla ice cream, and homemade fudge walk into a blender…

And create the best milk shake ever. (channels Outkast: Forever ever?)

But fo’ reals. This is delicious. Like a girl scout cookie in a glass. Plus, it’s totally St. Patty’s appropriate.

Though if we were going to go that route, we should probably add Schnapps… OK officially Schnapps would be a great addition to this shake.

 

A Thin Mint Milkshake made with fresh mint, Thin Mint cookies, and vanilla ice cream. Perfect for St. Patty's Day!

Aaand if it were up to me (which it is…), I would call this a frappe. Because I am from Boston and in Boston milkshakes are frappes. But to make this post geographically-appropriate, Shake it is.

Did I mention how good it is though?

A Thin Mint Milkshake made with fresh mint, Thin Mint cookies, and vanilla ice cream. Perfect for St. Patty's Day!

In other news, I would like to share the following internet finds with you all:

this adorable Indian child dancing like Beyonce
these teriyaki chicken wings with sriracha cream sauce
this dog getting scared by a tuba
these extra nutty dark chocolate fudge brownies
this montage of conan visiting cuba
this dog rapping like it’s his job
this incredible music videoĀ (please tell me you’ve seen it. chills!)
this orchestra conductor having the time of his life
this super diagram on healthy eating
18 killer outfit pieces all under $50
and one more dog getting excited to see its owner
these cream cheese swirled carrot cake bars. seriously?!
and one more dog getting excited to see its owner

Happy Wednesday! XO

RECIPE

Thin Mint Shake

Yields 3 cups shake!

Optional: toss in some Schnapps for a boozy treat!

Ingredients

    For the mint hot fudge

    • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
    • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
    • 1/4 cup heavy cream

    For the shake

    • 1 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream
    • 1 large handful mint leaves (about 1/2 cup)
    • 3+ tablespoons whole milk
    • 15 drops green food coloring
    • 8 Thin Mint cookies

    For the thin mint rim

    • 2 Thin Mint cookies
    • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

    Directions

    1. Cook fudge my heating cream on medium heat until scaling (steaming but not yet boiling). Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips and mint extract. Set aside to cool slightly.
    2. Pulverize two thin mint cookies in a blender until powder. Add in sugar and pour onto a small plate. Fill a clean bowl with water, then dip the rim of your glass into the water. Shake off excess liquid, then dip the rim into the powdered cookie mixture. Set aside.
    3. Combine all shake ingredients in a blender. Begin with 3 tablespoons of whole milk, and add more as needed, one tablespoon at a time. It's better to start with a thicker milkshake than to make a thin one and have it unsalvageable!
    4. Drizzle fudge sauce onto the sides of the glass, then pour in shake. Top with a few sprigs of fresh mint and a thin mint cookie!

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    39 comments

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    Yummy milkshake,looks awesome

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    A thin mint milkshake?! You are pretty much my blogging here right now. This looks amazing! I love the flavor and the pretty colors. So perfect for my mint-loving self!

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Why thank you, Gayle! I had a feeling you’d like it šŸ™‚

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    Holy yum. I love you. And you and I can secretly call it a frappe!!!

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Let’s start a secret society

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    So this is amazing and I want to slurp up 3 of these for breakfast, that’s cool right?!

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Oh absolutely

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    Those Conan on location segments are my absolute favorite! Love that he rocked out a linen suit. And mmm, thin mint in drinkable form–I’m all over it!

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    I know! I usually am not the biggest fan, but I loved those segments šŸ™‚

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    This is a) so stunning and b) delicious!!

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    You’re too kind, Zainab! XO

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    And this is why you are my favorite! I want to inhale this milkshake.

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Yes, like with three straws for maximum inhalation

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    These totally remind me of college, especially with the schnapps reference!

    I’m a pretty new blogger (started in January), and actually found your website through a friend, Peter Wasky, who says he went to U Michigan with you! Peter and I both go to medical school in Indianapolis now. Anyways it’s nice to finally say hello! Your blog is awesome and I am completely crazy for all those brownie and donut recipes you have. I’m definitely looking forward to future posts!

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    That has to easily be the most epic thin mint creation ever! It looks SO minty and delicious!! Pinned šŸ™‚

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    These just might be the most beautiful milkshakes I have EVER seen. Teach me your ways, lady!

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    Oh god, this is so up my alley right now. Thin mints are the freaking best. And yes, it definitely needs some Schnapps to make it complete.

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Right? Like definitely should’ve done that in the beginning… whoops!

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    Oh gee…I wish I save some of my thin mints. I need this right now…and this is the best milkshake I’ve seen. Slurppp.

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Thanks, Linda! That’s a pretty high compliment! šŸ˜€

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    Just out of this world delicious! Thin mints are the best!

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    You completely nailed this in the best way possible. I will have dreams about this shake for real!

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Haha, love it! You’re too cute, Jocelyn šŸ™‚

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    Ohhh yes I would love one of these right now! This looks so delicious…I’m all about Thin Mints

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Fave girl scout cookie by far, amiright?

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    I might have to dose this with some Bailey’s instead of schnapps…but you’ll forgive me right? Chocolate mint lovah for LIFE.

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Uhhh forgive you? I will partake in the drinking with you šŸ™‚

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    Oh man, I wish I didn’t eat all the thin mints last week. YES, add a little splash of peppermint schnapps and we’ll have a partayayyyy! Also, love the links. The last dog video has me smiling from ear to ear. šŸ™‚

    Sarah | Broma Bakery
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    Looks like reason enough to go get some more thin mints! Yaaaay, partay!

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    Sarah, aside from loving the shake and the images (did you make it just for me?), I totally got your comment about wanting to call it a frappe but feeling it would be a global no-no. I’m in the UK and often debate icing-frosting, cookies-biscuits, jam-jelly… you get the picture. In the end, I’ve decided to be true to my British roots, hope all my readers understand and don’t get totally confused. Nice to know I’m not the only one having these internal head debates though!

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    Who needs the cookies when you can drink them in milkshake form?? LOVE this. Off to find me some Thin Mints!

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    I don’t have any thin mints, but if I did I would be blending myself up one of these RIGHT NOW šŸ™‚

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    Okay, weird question. Did you shoot this on a white counter top or something else? The photos look great, and I’m curious about your set up.

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    OMG woweeeee – this is amazing!!

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