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Mint Brownies Recipe

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This recipe for Mint Brownies, by , is from The LaRue Wood Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marla Webb
Added: Tuesday, August 18, 2009


1 3oz pkg cream cheese
1/4 cup margarine or butter
3/4 cup sugar
Cream well
Add 2 eggs
2/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Divide equally into 2 bowls
Bowl 1: Add 1 square chocolate melted/ or 3 Tbsp cocoa & 1 Tbsp shortening melted
Bowl 2: Add 1/2 tsp mint extract & green food coloring

In greased 9x15x2 pan add dough in a checker board fashion & then swirl to even out. Bake at 350 for 15 - 20 minutes. Frost with Chocolate Frosting.




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