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Chocolate Mint Brownies Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A Delicious recipe for sweet chocolate mint brownies.

Ingredients

Makes (1) 9x13 inch baking pan

Brownies
1/2 cup unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 cup butter, at room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla

Frosting
4 Tablespoons butter, at room temperature
2 Tablespoons milk
2 cups confectionersí sugar
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

Drizzle
1/4 cup chocolate chips or melting wafers, melted

Directions

Brownie

Preheat oven to 3500F.

Grease an 9x13 inch baking pan and set aside.

Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler or in a small saucepan over low heat.

In large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the

cream sugar and butter until fluffy.

Beat in eggs , one at a time until well-blended; then mix in the melted chocolate.

Mix the flour, salt and baking powder together in a bowl.

Mixt the dry ingredients into the wet, beating in with the electric mixer on low speed.

Mix in the vanilla.

Transfer into the prepared baking pan.

Place into the preheated oven and bake for 35 minutes or until

or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few crumbs.

Remove and place onto a cooling rack.

Let cool completely before frosting.

Frosting

Beat the butter, milk, confectionersí sugar and peppermint extract together with an electric mixer until creamy.

If to runny, add a little extra confectionersí sugar.

Frost the cooled cake.

Drizzle

Melt the chocolate chips in a small saucepan over low heat.

Drizzle over the frosted brownie.

Refrigerate 1 hour before cutting.

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