Cool Chocolate Mint Brownies

Cool Chocolate Mint Brownies

We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.

Cool Chocolate Mint Brownies

Cool Chocolate Mint Brownies are delicious. Chocolate and mint are made for each other. One of my favorite flavor combinations is chocolate and mint. I love anything chocolate and mint. Mint m & m’s in my opinion are heavenly. They have got to be one of my greatest weakness, mint m & m’s or should I say m & m’s in general are a weakness of mine. Apparently, mint m & m’s are also my grandsons weakness too.

Kids and Adults Like Chocolate and Mint

When my grandson was about 2 years old, I found him sitting on top of the dinning room table, helping himself to the candy dish that was filled to the top with mint m & m’s. E-man had crawled up on the chair, onto the table and was sitting on top of the table munching away, popping one after the other into his mouth…by the time we had been the wiser, he had eaten 3/4 of the candy dish. We were just glad he didn’t choke or get sick.

0 from 0 votes
Chocolate Mint Brownies with Mint Frosting
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Packed full of mini chocolate chips, pecans and hot fudge ice cream topping these brownies have it all. Add a mint frosting and chopped mint m & m's, fantastic!

Course: Bar, Brownie, Dessert
Keyword: Candy, Chocolate, m & m's, Mint
Servings: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted and divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped mint m & m's, plus extra for garnish
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 Tablespoons chocolate fudge ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup milk, add 1 tablespoon at a time until reach desired consistency
  • few drops of green food coloring
  • chopped mint m & m's
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 350º Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish.
  2. Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl, slowly stir in 1/3 cup melted butter. Add water; stir until mixture thickens. Add sugar, eggs, and remaining 1/3 cup melted butter. Stir until smooth. Add flour, extract and salt; combine until well blended. Stir in mini chocolate chips, mint candies, pecans and chocolate topping.
  3. Spread into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Do not over bake. Cool pan on wire rack.
  5. When cool, frost with mint frosting.
  6. Make mint frosting.
  7. Cream butter, add confectioners sugar and beat.
  8. Stir in extract and milk.
  9. Mix until mixture is smooth and creamy.
  10. Add green food coloring, if desired, beat until reached desired color.
  11. Spread on cooled brownies.
  12. Garnish with chopped mint m & m's.

For this recipe we used mint m & m’s

Looking for more Mint recipes, here are a few you might like to try. mini minty cheesecake brownie cups and shamrock or mint grasshopper pie, 
Peppermint Sourdough Biscotti . Another delicious recipe you’ll want to try is Raspberry Jello with Marshmallow Drizzle.
cool


Related Posts

Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Melted  Chocolate Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Chocolate are super delicious. Made with a basic sugar cookie recipe, they’re easy and fast to whip up whenever the cookie craving strikes. […]

Favorite French Toast

Favorite French Toast

We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.Favorite French Toast Do you and your family like to eat breakfast for dinner? So do we! At least twice a month and for some reason, usually on Sunday nights, we like to […]



8 thoughts on “Cool Chocolate Mint Brownies”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *






This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.