- Exported from MasterCook
After-Dinner Mint Brownies
1 Preparation Time :
Categories : Chocolate Squares And Bars
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
6 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 3/4 cups sugar
1 cup dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups walnuts -- coarsely chopped
2 cups confectioner's sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
green food coloring
1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 15 1/2"x10 1/2 jelly-roll pan. In heavy
2-quart saucepan over low heat, heat unsweetened chocolate squares until
melted and smooth, stirring frequently.
2. In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat sugar, corn syrup, vanilla
and 1 cup butter or margarine just until blended. Increase speed to high;
beat until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to low; add flour, salt, and eggs;
beat until well mixed, constantly scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
Increase speed to high; beat 2 minutes. At low speed, beat in melted
chocolate until blended. With spoon, stir in walnuts. Evenly spread batter
40 to 45 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out
clean. Cool brownies in pan on wire rack.
3.When brownies are cool, prepare mint butter-cream frosting: In large bowl,
with mixer at low speed, beat confectionners' sugar, milk, peppermint
extract, and 6 tablespoons butter until smooth. Stir in enough green food
coloring to tint a pretty green. Evenly spread frosting over cooled
brownies. Refrigerate while preparing Chocolate Glaze.
4. Prepare Chocolate Glaze; spread over frosting to completely cover top.
1 hour. Cut brownies lengthwise into 15 bars. Makes
45. About 245 calories
2-quart saucepan over low heat, heat
1 square semisweet chocolate,
4 tablespoons butter
and 2 teaspoons dark corn syrup until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth,
stirring frequently. Remove saucepan from heat; stir frequently until glaze
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