Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

Turn the oven on and get ready to bake some delicious Chocolate Peppermint
Brownies......Perfect for Valentines Day and perfect for that Chocolate craving......

Here is what you will need:
4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate, 2 sticks butter, 4 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup sifted flour, 1 cup chopped nuts
For the mint filling:1 lb. confectioners sugar, 1 stick butter, 3 Tb milk, 2 Tsp peppermint extract, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, Green food coloring

For the Glaze on top: 2 squares unsweetened baking chocolate and 4 Tb butter
Get started:
In a med. bowl, beat the eggs and the sugar. Add the flour to the egg mix and beat well. Beat in the chocolate and then fold in the nuts. Bake at 350 degrees in a greased and floured pan 11 x 16 for 25 minutes.

Combine the mint filling ingredients and beat till smooth. Spread as smoothly as possible on the still  warm brownies. Chill.

Lastly....Melt the chocolate and butter glaze ingredients together in a small pan and brush on top of the filling. Chill well and cut brownies into small squares! DELIGHTFUL!


Anonymous said...

My mouth is watering...LOL!

Enjoy your blog very much!


Anonymous said...

Ok, now you got me..I LOVE mint chocolate!!! Can't wait to try these for our next gathering.I LOVE your blog, hope you are doing good.
Dayna R

Linda Jennings said...

These brownies would be called Mint Julep Brownies in Kentucky and are often served at Derby parties.

Anonymous said...

Those Brownies sound (and look!) delicious! I have made them before for St. Patrick's Day. I, too, love the combination of mint and chocolate - even in tea!

Bernideen said...

Dayna: Thanks...I missed the 3 T butter on the glaze...added it now!


Bernideen said...

I retyped the order on this recipe and think it is better!

Casedilla said...

Mmm, they look great.