Bavarian Mints

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  • Published Jun 1st
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings25
  • Calories168
These mints were always a part of the holiday cookie exchanges in Nebraska.

Bavarian Mints Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Bavarian Mints for 25 servings:

  • 3 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Bavarian Mints Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Bavarian Mints, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Bavarian Mints is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Bavarian Mints within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Bavarian Mints easily:

  1. 1 Butter an 8x8 inch dish.
  2. 2 In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine milk chocolate chips, unsweetened chocolate and butter. Heat until melted and smooth, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in condensed milk, peppermint extract and vanilla extract.
  3. 3 Beat with an electric mixer at a low speed for 1 minute, then at a high speed for 1 minute. Chill mixture for 15 minutes, beating by hand every 5 minutes. Beat again with electric mixer two minutes more. Pour into prepared pan and chill until firm. Cut into 1/2 inch squares.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 168 calories; 9.1 grams of fat; 21 grams of carbohydrates; 2.7 grams of protein; 13 milligrams of cholesterol; 57 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 23rd 2010

    I didn't have full milk chocolate, so I had to substitute for a little less than half with semi-sweet chocolate chips. Also, as per reviews, I added an extra teaspoon of peppermint extract. ...

  2. Dec 7th 2009

    I found this recipe about 7 years ago and I have been making them every Christmas. My son says they are "mandatory". These really are amazing...better than any fudge ever. They are so cre ...

  3. Dec 7th 2008

    This is delicious! I only beat the chocolate mix once until really smooth and the batches I've made have turned out great. Also, I put 2tsp of mint in the mix. This recipe is also a great ...

  4. Sep 5th 2007

    These are amazing! Just like the mint melt-aways in the fancy candy shops. I subbed mint extract for the peppermint, and tripled it. I think it was better for the switch. This recipe actuall ...

  5. Feb 12th 2007

    These came out really good! I dipped half in dark chocolate and half in milk chocolate. Next time I'll cut one row, then dip in chocolate, then cut some more, and dip, etc. I cut them all ...

  6. Feb 6th 2007

    Yummy. This is not fudge, it's a mint. I just beat it once and place it in the pan, all that other beating is too much work. It still turns out great.

  7. Feb 11th 2006

    I made these today for Valentine's Day gifts. Wow, they really do taste just like Russell Stover French chocolate mints!! I took another reviewer's suggestion and dipped them in a good qua ...

  8. Dec 31st 2005

    These tasted very good - however, I would add a little bit more of the peppermint flavor, because they were lacking a little in the flavor.

  9. Sep 28th 2003

    I used this recipe for a Champagne & Chocolate Bridal Shower. Instead of placing the mixture in an 8x8 baking dish, I spooned it into a cookie press and used the star form. They turned ...