creme de menthe brownies

★★★★★ 1
Robyn1757 avatar
By Robyn Bruce
from Middletown, PA

This is one of Paula Deen's recipes. I saw her make it on the Food Network channel and wanted to save it so that I would never lose it. Hence, it's ending up here where it will always be at my fingertips.... and yours!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For creme de menthe brownies

  • .2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    10 oz. package andes mints
  • 1 c
    or more, shaved or grated andes mints
  • chocolate frosting
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 c
    sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk

How To Make creme de menthe brownies

  • 1
    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 WHOLE mint chips or wafers. 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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