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Chocolate Mint Brownies

Kicking up an already amazing Brownie Recipe with mint and more chocolate! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownie recipe, chocolate mint brownies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 426 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

Brownie

  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter, melted then cooled slightly
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/2 cup (63g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Mint Filling

  • 2 cups (250g) confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter, softened
  • 3/4 tsp mint extract
  • 2-3 drops green food color
  • 1-2 tablespoons water

Chocolate Topping

  • 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 5 Tbsp unsalted butter, diced into tablespoons

Instructions

Brownie

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter and set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Sift together all dry ingredients in a medium bowl.

  4. In a small bowl, beat two eggs with the vanilla. Pour into dry ingredients and gently stir.
  5. Pour the melted butter into brownie mixture and mix until just incorporated.
  6. Spread batter in a prepared 9-inch cake pan and bake for 22-25 minutes
  7. Cool completely.

Mint Filling

  1. In a small bowl, beat the confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup butter, mint extract, food color, and water. 

  2. Spread evenly over the cooled brownies, then chill until set.

Chocolate Topping

  1. In a small bowl over simmering water, or in the microwave, melt 5 tablespoons of butter and the chocolate chips, stirring occasionally until smooth.

  2. Allow to cool slightly, then spread over the top of the mint layer. 
  3. Cover, and chill for at least 1 hour before cutting into squares.

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