Chocolate Mint Parfait Bars

Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

Another family fav that gets made just about every Christmas....a great bar for after dinner with a cuppa!!


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Ingredients

1 pkg
chocolate cake mix
1/3 c
butter
1 large
egg
1
envelope of unflavored gelatin
1/4 c
boiling water
4 c
icing sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
shortening
1/4 tsp
peppermint extract
2
or 3 drops green food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together well the cake mix, egg and butter
Grease a large pan 9 x 13. Spread the base of cake mix, butter and egg into pan. Bake at 350 for 10 mins. Cool.
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Cool. In a large bowl combine softened gelatin, 2 cups of icing sugar, butter,shortening, peppermint extract and food coloring. Beat one minute at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Blend in remaining sugar till smooth.Spread evenly over cooled crust.
Frosting:
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
3 tbsps butter

In a small sauce pan blend chocolate chips and butter over low heat till melted stirring constantly. Spoon evenly over filling. Chill until firm and cut into bars.
2
This is my version of a very substantial "After Eight" mint!!Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate