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CHOCOLATE MINT BARS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Preheat oven to 350.
4 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
1 c. butter or margarine
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 c. flour
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate and margarine. Cool slightly. Add sugar and eggs and mix well. Beat in flour, vanilla and nuts. Pour in 9x13 greased pan. Bake 20-25 minutes. When cool, spread with mint frosting. For Mint Frosting: Mix 2 c. xxx sugar, 2 T. milk, 4 T. margarine, 3/4 tsp. peppermint extract, and green food coloring. Drizzle the following glaze over frosting: 3 oz. semi-sweet chocolate and 3 T. margarine, melted together.

 

 

 

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