High protein thin mint cookies-n-cream dip (gut-friendly)

by purelytwins

High protein thin mint cookies-n-cream dip.
high fat high protein cookies and cream thin mint protein pudding purelytwins

We experienced some major camera issues yesterday while we were filming a new purely training workout video. Seriously cameras haven’t been on our side lately. We sent in our broken one, waiting for it to get fixed, so our iphones have been it. Ya, so the quality not the greatest, but life goes on.

We love making yummy treats that our stomachs like. Being in the kitchen is where we get to be creative with the recipes we make. When creating recipes we aim to make them:

  • healthy or at least healthier
  • use simple ingredients
  • easy to make (well most of the time)
  • and hopefully easy to digest.

Thin mints make our tummies happy as peppermint is soothing to our digestion. And these past 2 years we have been enjoying the addition of gelatin in our diet, which our gut loves! 

We were going back and forth on calling this recipe a dip or pudding. As it is very thick like a dip yet we ate it as if it were a pudding. Either way you say it, this recipe is fabulous!

High protein thin mint cookies-n-cream dip made with gelatin and peppermint.

thin mint cookies n cream protein dip pudding purelytwins

It has been awhile since we have enjoyed our beloved raw vegan protein thin mints.

Both of us were craving chocolate and mint and these always hit the spot.

But we needed more than just cookies. We wanted something we could really sink our teeth into and cookie dough puddings are a favorite treat.

So, we thought we would combine the two –> our favorite flavor combo (chocolate mint) made as a thick dip!

how to make high protein thin mint cookies-n-cream dip

This dip is easy to make and you can customize it to your taste and needs! We wanted this recipe to be cashew free so we used the next best thing – coconut milk! The full fat coconut milk from a can! More fat the better 🙂 We always get asked what coconut milk we use and we always use ones from a can not cartoon. Canned coconut milks tend to have less ingredients.

How to make dairy-free, gluten-free, protein cookie dip with protein thin mints.

Are you running to the kitchen yet?

You have all these ingredients on hand, right? haha

You are just a few steps away from enjoying the most delicious cookies-n-cream treat that your tummy will like!  Are you squealing with excitement? We are for you 😉


High protein thin mint cookies-n-cream dip ( gluten-free, dairy-free)

A quick and healthy high protein high fat low carb thin mint cookies-n-cream dip. Mostly raw. Gluten-free. Low sugar. Made with peppermint essential oil and gelatin for a gut friendly treat.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes


One recipe of protein thin mints

Pudding ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk (we use canned milk)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (liquid)
  • 2 tablespoons gelatin (if you want a really think pudding do 3 tbsp)
  • 2 scoops of protein powder (we used a brown rice hemp blend)
  • few drops of peppermint essential oil
  • few drops of liquid stevia (add more or less for taste)


  1. Make a batch of protein thin mint cookies. Crumble into pieces and set aside.
  2. Pour coconut milk with protein powder into a bowl. Mix together.
  3. Next add in peppermint, stevia and coconut oil.
  4. Mix together.
  5. Stir in gelatin until well combined.
  6. It will start to get thick.
  7. Taste and adjust sweetness and peppermint flavor.
  8. Stir in thin mint cookie crumbs.
  9. Enjoy.


  • Serving Size: serves 3 - 4

If you do not like protein powder you can omit it or replace it with more gelatin. Keep in mind if you do not replace the protein powder the batter will not get thick. If you do not like gelatin you can use chia seeds to make a chia thin mint protein dip.

The gelatin used in this recipe is Great Lakes (red bottle) that we buy off Amazon.

Gelatin is great source of protein. Helps skin, joint pain, hair and nail growth, helps tighten loose skin and good source of collagen.

gut friendly thin mint cookie dip made peppermint essential oil and gelatin

This protein low-sugar gut-friendly thin mint cookies-n-cream dip is perfect to eat alone or with your favorite cookie.

raw high fat protein cookies n cream thin mint protein dip purelytwins


Other amazing recipes:

5 ingredient raw vegan cookie dough dip (gluten-free, legume-free, soy-free) 

Avocado plantain protein pudding

No stevia mint avocado pudding

Chocolate pistachio coconut butter

How to make our VERY popular raw vegan protein thin mints !!

Do you chocolate mint together? Do you like meals that have a thick texture?

Do you like using protein powder in recipes? What is your favorite gut-friendly recipe?

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Cathryn June 25, 2014 - 10:15 am

I love your recipes so much! Very much my style; love thick textures (that’s why I “eat” my smoothies out of bowls 🙂 Can’t wait to try this recipe out today. And bonus – peppermint oil has been essential in my healing regimen! Oh, and chocolate. Need I say more? 😉

purelytwins June 25, 2014 - 2:29 pm

so happy to hear it Cathryn!! oh yes peppermint oil and chocolate = the best 🙂

Dana June 25, 2014 - 11:19 am

The more fat the better has been my mantra for awhile now! I always surprise myself how much butter and coconut oil I go through.. But so good for your brain!! This recipe looks amazing, I haven’t pulled out my gelatin in awhile so its about time.

purelytwins June 25, 2014 - 2:29 pm

cheers to healthy fats Dana xoxo

Jen June 25, 2014 - 1:37 pm

this looks great, ladies. about to order a new container of gelatin and this might just be one of the first things i make 🙂

purelytwins June 25, 2014 - 2:30 pm

wahoo Jen!!

Helena June 25, 2014 - 1:46 pm

I have to make this, looks delicious! My husband is playing golf tonight, so this will be my treat while I relax!

FYI, be careful of peppermint while pregnant, and also while nursing! It affects your supply, and can also make you have contractions while pregnant. I am still nursing my 18 months old, and I can now tolerate a tiny bit, but have to be cearful. And specially with the pure strong ones from Doterra and YL.

purelytwins June 25, 2014 - 2:32 pm

thanks Helena, we are aware of peppermint while being pregnant. Lori doesn’t have it that much, very rare. Thanks!

Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table June 25, 2014 - 8:44 pm

You guys have the best ideas! I loved your thin mint cookies and I just ordered gelatin – will have to try this out!

purelytwins June 25, 2014 - 9:34 pm

wahoo yay Laura!!

Hannah R. June 25, 2014 - 9:29 pm

This looks so good! Love it.

purelytwins June 25, 2014 - 9:34 pm

thanks Hannah!

GiGi Eats June 26, 2014 - 12:47 am

AH! I still have to make your THIN MINTS!!!! Can you send them to me?? 😉

purelytwins June 26, 2014 - 8:12 am

yes 🙂 xo

Lisa June 26, 2014 - 8:12 am

Just wondering… how is this gut friendly? I know you say because of gelatin and peppermint oil, but the other ingredients sort of negate that, don’t they?

purelytwins June 26, 2014 - 8:28 am

well coconut milk and coconut oil are healthy fats that can help with gut and digestion, and ya the chocolate and protein powder can be fine for some. Overall it is gut friendly, not 100% perfect but nothing really is as we are all different. We find that our gut and digestion like it. Protein powder can always be omitted for people that can’t handle it.

Lisa June 26, 2014 - 10:21 am

That’s true about coconut milk and coconut oil, especially the latter because it is fat. Chocolate is super acidic so often that wouldn’t be touted as a gut-friendly food.

So I have a question — you’ve been on this gut healing road for awhile, and you’re finding these things agree with you, but don’t you think that if you were healing your gut, you wouldn’t still need to be healing your gut?

purelytwins June 27, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Lisa yep, we agree. Our bodies are a mystery that is all we really got. Overall we are both doing fine. And something we just cannot give up.

Lisa June 29, 2014 - 8:46 am

I don’t think I understand what your reply means, but thanks for replying and good to hear things are fine.

Laura @ Mommy Run Fast June 26, 2014 - 3:13 pm

You girls make the best cookie dough! I still make yours with coconut butter and banana- yum!

purelytwins June 27, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Thanks Laura!

Sylwia July 28, 2014 - 3:18 pm

hello ladies 🙂 can I use the Green gelatin? for this recipe?

purelytwins July 28, 2014 - 4:36 pm

yes that is fine, it just won’t get that thick.


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