Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Recipe Wednesday: Chocolate Mint Bars

Chocolate Mint Bars

Brownies mint” by Gabriela is
licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Ingredients:
  Base:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts, optional

  Frosting:
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 2 tsp. peppermint extract
  • Green food coloring

  Topping:
  • 3 oz. (90 gm) coating chocolate
  • 3 Tbsp. butter

Directions:
Base:  Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add cocoa, flour, salt, and nuts. Mix well. Pour into greased 9×13 pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool.

Frosting:  Cream butter; gradually add powered sugar, milk, peppermint extract, and food coloring. Frost cake and let set until frosting is firm.

Topping:  Melt chocolate with butter, spread over frosting. Chill 30 minutes, then cut into bars.

Rich and sweet, but good!
-Jessica

1 comment:

  1. That picture alone made my mouth water ;-)

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