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Chocolate Peppermint Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Bars, by , is from The John H. Groberg Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Garner
Added: Sunday, April 30, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 c. sugar
1 cube butter
1/2 c. sifted flour
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate and butter slowly, set aside. Combine eggs and sugar, beat well, add flour to eggs, then nuts and chocolate mixture. Mix thoroughly. Thoroughly grease and 8-inch square pan, line with tin foil, then grease the foil. Overlay edges of foil so it can be lifted from pan to cut bars. Add batter, spreading evenly on bottom of pan. Bake: 350 on lower shelf for 20 minutes. Move to center shelf and bake about 5 minutes or until done. Do not overcook.

2ND LAYER:
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
5 T. butter
1 1/2 T. evaporated milk
1 tsp. peppermint flavoring

Combine sugar and butter and mix until smooth. Blend in milk and peppermint flavoring. Mix again until smooth. Spread on cooled brownies making sure it is spread smoothly and evenly. Refrigerate until chilled. (several hours or overnight)

3RD LAYER:
1 1/2 sq. unsweetened chocolate.
1 1/2 T. melted butter

Melt chocolate and butter slowly, blend well. Spread over 2nd layer evenly, chill. Take bars out of pan by lifting tin foil, then cut into bars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can substitute 3 T. powdered cocoa and 1 T. butter for EACH OUNCE of unsweetened chocolate.

 

 

 

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