Mint Chocolate Brownies

Brownies are a classic dessert and a favorite of many. Although brownies can be perfect the way they are, I like to add a twist here and there. One of my favorite combinations are mint and chocolate.

Brownie Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F 
  2. Melt the butter in a mixing bowl
  3. Stir in the eggs, sugar, and vanilla
  4. Add flour, salt, cocoa, baking powder, and whisk the ingredients together
  5. Stir in chocolate chips
  6. Pour the batter in a non-stick pan (or pan with cooking spray)
  7. Bake for 30 minutes
  8. Allow the brownie to cool

Mint Frosting

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of mint extract (can be altered to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1-2 drops of green food coloring (optional)

Directions

  1. Whisk/Beat the butter until it is smooth
  2. Add sugar, milk, and whisk together
  3. Add in peppermint extract
  4. Add green food coloring

Frost the cooled brownie and place in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

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Optional Step:

  • Melt butter and chocolate chclassic-mint-chocolate-brownies-recipe-on-sallysbakingaddiction-com-4.jpgips
  • Pour on top of mint layer on the brownie
  • Cool in the refrigerator until hardened

 

 

 

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