Mint & chocolate. Chocolate and mint.
I doubt I really need to go on, because I’ve already lost your attention with the two ingredients that I started out with.
But I will. I’m literally wanting to grab a glass of milk, curl up under a fuzzy blanket, grab my laptop, and devour an entire pan of these Mint Chocolate Brownies. I’m such a sucker for the combination of the green and brown.
Mint Chocolate Brownies
Baaaah! It’s so easy you guys. Just make your brownies with a mix that you love, and add a few extras…
Full Recipe Below…
Mint Chocolate Frosted Brownies
Chocolate mint lovers rejoice! This delicious brownie recipe is just for you. Chocolaty brownies with a mint frosting, this dessert recipe is the BEST!
- 1 box brownie mix prepare batter according to box directions
- 16 ounce bag chocolate mint hard candy
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 stick (4 Tablespoons) butter softened
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 3 drops green food coloring
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 Tablespoon butter
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
Prepare the brownie batter per the box directions.
- Unwrap and roughly chop the chocolate mint candies, mix half into the brownie batter.
- Pour the brownie batter into pan and bake according to box instructions, about 25 minutes.
- Allow the brownies to fully cool.
For the Frosting:
- Use an electric mixer to whip the butter until smooth.
- Add half of the powdered sugar and the peppermint extract, mix until fully combined with the mixer.
Fold in the remaining powder sugar and food coloring, then mix until smooth. Note, if frosting seems too thick, add a dash of milk.
- Spread the frosting over the cooled brownies.
For the Chocolate Drizzle:
In a microwave safe dish, melt the butter and chocolate chips and mix until smooth. Spoon into a pastry or zip-top bag.
Snip the corner/tip and drizzle all over frosting.
Top brownies with the remaining chocolate mint candies
For the drizzle: In a microwave safe dish, melt the butter and chocolate chips and mix until smooth. Spoon into a pastry or zip top bag. Snip the corner/tip and drizzle all over frosting. Top with the remaining Chocolate Mint candy.
Of course, these little glorious things would be a perfect Christmas dessert, but they’d be delightful all year.
I’m already thinking how I can make these mint chocolate brownies, to include them on a “green,” themed dessert table for a party.
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