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Chocolate Mint Brownies

Kicking up an already amazing Brownie Recipe with mint and more chocolate! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
cooling time2 hrs
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownie recipe, chocolate mint brownies
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 426kcal
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

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Melt butter and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Sift together all dry ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • In a small bowl, beat two eggs with the vanilla. Pour into dry ingredients and gently stir.
  • Pour the melted butter into brownie mixture and mix until just incorporated.
  • Spread batter in a prepared 9-inch cake pan and bake for 22-25 minutes
  • Cool completely.

Mint Filling

  • In a small bowl, beat the confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup butter, mint extract, food color, and water. 
  • Spread evenly over the cooled brownies, then chill until set.

Chocolate Topping

  • In a small bowl over simmering water, or in the microwave, melt 5 tablespoons of butter and the chocolate chips, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  • Allow to cool slightly, then spread over the top of the mint layer. 
  • Cover, and chill for at least 1 hour before cutting into squares.

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Nutrition

Serving: 9g | Calories: 426kcal