Glazed Mint Brownies Recipe
"I love taking these rich minty bars to a ladies luncheon," comments Diana Conner of Wichita, Kansas. "The women always think I've worked so hard to make these layered brownies when they're so easy!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12-16 servings
- 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 3 to 4 drops green food coloring, optional
- 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1. In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar and flour until blended. Stir in the chocolate mixture.
- 2. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
- 3. In a small bowl, beat the filling ingredients until creamy. Spread over brownies.
- 4. For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Spread over filling. Refrigerate until filling and glaze are set. Yield: 12-16 brownies.
1 serving (1 each) equals 234 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
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