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Chocolate Mint Bars (Rich Brownies) Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Mint Bars (Rich Brownies), by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jean Haws
Added: Wednesday, September 24, 2008


Bottom Layer:
1 cup all-purpose flour, lightly spooned into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup egg substitute
¼ cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large eggs, beaten
1 (16-oz.) can Hershey’s chocolate syrup
Cooking spray

Mint Layer:
2 cups powdered sugar
¼ cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
½ teaspoon peppermint extract
2 drops green food coloring

¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons butter

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Combine flour and salt; stir with a whisk. Combine granulated sugar, egg substitute, ¼ cup melted butter, 2 tablespoons water, vanilla, eggs, and chocolate syrup in a medium bowl; stir until smooth. Add flour mixture, stirring until blended. Pour batter into a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 23 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out almost clean. Cool completely in pan on a rack.
3. Combine powdered sugar, ¼ cup melted butter, fat-free milk, peppermint extract, and food coloring in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer until smooth. Spread mixture over cooled cake.
4. Combine chocolate chips and 3 tablespoons butter in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH one minute or until melted, stirring after 30 seconds. Let stand two minutes. Carefully spread chocolate mixture evenly over top. Cover and refrigerate until about an hour before serving. Cut into 20 pieces.




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