Creme De Menthe Brownies

Total Time:
55 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
24 brownies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cups (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 11/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 (10-ounce) package Creme de Menthe baking chips (recommended: Andes)
  • Shaved Creme de Menthe thins (recommended: Andes)
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan.

  • Using an electric mixer, combine butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla, mixing well.

  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, and baking powder. Gradually stir into butter mixture. Fold in mint chips. Spoon into greased pan. Bake for 35 minutes.

  • While brownies are baking, prepare frosting. Combine butter, cocoa, confectioners' sugar, vanilla and milk in a large mixing bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until dry ingredients are moistened. Beat at high speed until spreading consistency.

  • Remove pan from the oven and allow brownies to cool in pan on wire rack. Spread with chocolate frosting. Top with shaved mint thins.


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