Kats’ Kitchen

Mint Brownies January 7, 2012

Filed under: Brownies/Bars & Other Sweets — stacielk @ 3:26 pm
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Mint Brownies bring back memories from Thanksgiving.  My mom used to make them every year to bring along to my Aunt’s house.  They dissappeared so quickly she probably should have brought twice the amount.  Although there was always apple pie and pumpkin pie to fall back on.  Everytime I eat them whether it’s around Thanksgiving or Christmas or not, they always make me think of those holidays.  Some foods just do that, at least for me.  Do you have a specific food, recipe or flavor that bring great memories to mind?  I’d love to hear about them if you want to share!

These brownies start with a nice sturdy brownie layer.  A bit on the spongy side.  Then you top that with a tasty mint filling and finally a nice chocolate almost fudge-like layer.  (don’t mind my not-so professional picture…but at least you get the idea!)

Mint Brownies


1 cup flour

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup margarine, softened

4 eggs

1 1/2 cup (or 16 oz can) hershey syrup

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease 9×13.  Beat all ingredients, pour into pan  and bake 25-30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean and top springs back when touched.  Let cool.

Mint Filling

2 cups pwd sugar

1/2 cup margarine, softened

1 T water

1/2 tsp mint extract

3 drops of green food coloring

Beat ingredients until smooth.  Spread on cooled brownie layer and chill until firm.

Chocolate Layer

6 T margarine

1 cup mint or semi-sweet chocolate chips.

Microwave the margarine until melted.  Add the chips and stir.  Microwave in 10-20 second increments until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth.  Spread on top of chilled Mint filling.  Chill until firm.

Cut & serve!

Recipe from Mom V.


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