Spiked Thin Mint Milkshake

[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

This is a Girl Scout Cookie-inspired milkshake for grownups only, but you can leave out the booze if you want to make a version for kids. Head here for more Girl Scout Cookie-inspired milkshakes »

Note: Allow ice cream to soften at room temperature for 5 minutes before scooping.

About the Author: Maggie Hoffman is the editor of Serious Eats: Drinks. You can follow her on Twitter @maggiejane.

Spiked Thin Mint Milkshake

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 2 milkshakes
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:10 minutes
Special equipment:Blender


  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups chocolate ice cream (about 12 ounces / 4 medium scoops)
  • 1/2 cup mint chip ice cream (about 3 ounces / 1 medium scoop)
  • 1 ounces peppermint schnapps or ULLR Peppermint Cinnamon Schnapps
  • 1 ounce blanco tequila
  • 16 Thin Mint cookies, plus additional for garnish
  • Garnish: whipped cream and crumbled Thin Mints


  1. 1

    Add milk and cocoa powder to a blender and blend until well mixed.

  2. 2

    Add chocolate ice cream and mint chip ice cream, mint schnapps, tequila, and Thin Mints to blender. Purée until smooth. Divide between serving glasses. Garnish with whipped cream and crumbled Thin Mints.


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