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Creme de Menthe Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelly Dobbs Dooley
Added: Saturday, February 28, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Creme de Menthe Bars:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 sixteen ounce can Hershey's chocolate syrup
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Icing:
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
4 Tablespoons creme de menthe

Topping:
2 cups chocolate chips
6 Tablespoons butter
2 cups chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
Creme de Menthe Bars:
Cream 1/2 cup butter and sugar. Add eggs, flour, salt, syrup, and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into greased and floured 13 x 9 pan. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

Icing:
Mix powdered sugar, 1/2 cup melted butter, and creme de menthe. Spread on cooled bars.

Topping:
Melt chocolate chips and 6 Tablespoons butter in top of double boiler. Cool slightly and spread on bars. Cut into small squares and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I took these chocolate bar cookies on my first date with Russ in October 1985. We were both working at Fort Gillam in Atlanta. Having just moved from Tampa, Florida, I loved the fall colors. Our first date was a Sunday drive to Brasstown Bald in the north Georgia mountains.

 

 

 

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