Grasshopper Bars

Grasshopper Bars Recipe

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Margaret Riley

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Great one for St. Patrick's Day! I got this recipe many years ago at a Christmas Cookie Exchange party. And it has been a favorite every since (along with a couple modifications from me!).

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Serves:
18-24
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 4 squares
    chocolate, unsweetened
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 2 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 3-4 drops
    green food colorig
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • 6 oz
    chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter

How to Make Grasshopper Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Cake: In double boiler, melt 4 squares unsweetened chocolate and oil. Add brown sugar, flour, eggs, baking soda, salt, and vanilla. Beat well. Place in ungreased 9" x 13" pan for 35 minutes. Cool.
  2. Icing: Combine confectioners' sugar, 3/4 cup butter, peppermint extract, food coloring, and 3 tablespoons milk. Beat until fluffy and spread onto cooled chocolate cake.
  3. Melt in double boiler chocolate chips and 3 tablespoons butter. Drizzle over icing and spread to make chocolate layer solid. Refrigerate to set chocolate.
  4. To cut into bars, warm up a knife to avoid chocolate from splitting.

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About Grasshopper Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Yummy




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