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Thin Mint Julep

Thin Mint Julep
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Liquor.com / Tim Nusog

For those who love Girl Scout cookie season and whiskey year round, this simple take on the classic Mint Julep will have you emptying your cookie boxes.

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce white crème de cacao
  • Garnish: mint sprig
  • Garnish: Thin Mint cookie

Steps

  1. Place the mint leaves and simple syrup into a Julep cup and gently muddle.

  2. Add the bourbon and white crème de cacao and pack cup halfway with crushed ice.

  3. Stir until the cup is frosted on the outside.

  4. Top with more crushed ice.

  5. Garnish with a mint sprig and a Thin Mint cookie.