Christmas Recipes

Mint Brownies


1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. mint extract
4 drops green food coloring

1 c. butter
4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, cut in pieces
2 c. sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs
1 c. flour

2 Tbsw. butter
2 Tbs. corn syrup
2 Tbs. water
2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, cut in pieces
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. powdered sugar


Grease and flour 13x9" pan. In small bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 c. sugar until smooth. Add 1 egg, mint extract and food color; mix well. Set aside.
In large saucepan, melt 1 c. butter and 4 oz. chocolate over very low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in 2 cups sugar and 2 tsp. vanilla. Add 4 eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour; mix well. Spread in greased pan. Carefully spoon filling over brownie mixture. Lightly swirl filling into brownie mixture.
Bake at 350 for 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Cool completely.
In heavy saucepan, bring 2 Tbs. butter, corn strup and water to a rolling boil. Remove from heat. Add 2 oz. chocolate; stir until melted. Stir in 1 tsp. vanilla and powdered sugar; beat until smooth. Frost cooled bars. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator. Makes 36 bars.

Added On: 2007-04-28
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Cookie ¬ Dessert ¬ Snack

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