Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Mint Brownies


This recipe is actually a combination of my favorites...favorite brownies, favorite frosting and when you put them all together its heaven! Even my husband, who doesn't like mint and chocolate together (gasp!!!) will eat these.

Mint Brownies

Brownies

2 sticks butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
5 heaping T cocoa powder
1 t vanilla
1 cup + 2 T flour

Melt the butter. Add the sugar and eggs and beat together. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 1 hour, then frost with mint frosting...

Mint Frosting

5 T butter , softened
2 1/3 cups powdered sugar
1 T light corn syrup
3 T milk
1/2 t mint extract
dash of salt
green food coloring

Mix all together and spread over cooled brownies, let set. Then frost with chocolate frosting...

Chocolate Frosting

3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 t vanilla
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup milk

Melt butter and stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating on medium to spreading consistency. Add vanilla and mix well.
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3 comments:

  1. Oh. My. God.
    This looks amazing!
    One of my new obsessions is mint and chocolate paired together so this recipe speaks to me haha.

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  2. These are dangerously delicious. I can and will eat the whole pan. You might want to make half the batch and don't feel guilty for eating them all! My husband and 6 year old beg me to make these! Thanks Kadie!

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  3. Those look incredible! I can't wait to try them!!

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