A mint flavored cream cheese filling is swirled through a chocolate brownie. Mint chocolate lovers – Enjoy it Mint Brownies !
Serving: 36 bars
1 pkg cream cheese, softened
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon mint extract
2 drops green food color (optional)
1 cup unsalted butter
4 oz unsweetened chocolate, (chopped)
1 ¾ cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons corn syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons water
1 cup powdered sugar
2 oz unsweetened chocolate cut into pieces
Directions for Mint Brownies
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13×9-inch pan. In small bowl, beat cream cheese and ¼ cup sugar until smooth. Add 1 egg, mint extract and food color, mix well. Set aside.
In large saucepan, melt 1 cup butter and 4 oz chocolate over very low heat, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and cool slightly. Stir in 2 cups sugar and 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract. Add 4 eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour, mix well.
Spread in greased and floured pan. Carefully spoon filling over brownie mixture. Lightly swirl filling into brownie mixture.
Bake at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Cool completely.
In heavy saucepan, bring 2 tablespoons butter, water and corn syrup to a rolling boil. Remove from heat. Add 2 oz chocolate, stir until melted. Stir in 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract and powdered sugar, beat until smooth. Frost cooled bars. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
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