Chocolate Mint Brownies

By Beth Anderson on March 20, 2017 at 4:46pm

Cooking with Mary 3/15/17

1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 tsp salt
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 16 ounce can chocolate flavored syrup
1 cup sugar

2 cups confectioners sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 TBSP water
1/2 tsp mint extract
3 drops green food coloring

10 ounce package of mint chocolate chips
9 TBSP butter

Combine the first 7 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 3 minutes. Pour  batter into a greased 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for thirty minutes. Top of brownies will appear wet. Cool completely.

Combine filling ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and beat until creamy. Spread over cooled brownies. Refrigerate until set.

For topping, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat in a small saucepan. Let cool for 30 minutes or until lukewarm, stirring occasionally. Spread over filling. Chill before cutting. Store in refrigerator. Yields 5 to 6 dozen.