Welcome to What's KP Cooking? Here you can find recipes and cooking tips for healthy, easy to make food.

Login here to comment or Subscribe below to receive new recipes by email.

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Chocolate Mint Brownies

January 6, 2013
Share

These brownies are, in a word, decadent! I found this recipe in Sunset Magazine, so please note, not in Cooking Light. I repeat not in Cooking Light. Even if you cut these suckers into 24 pieces, there are 250 calories PER BROWNIE. Holy, schmoley that’s a lot of chocolate-mint goodness. If you can manage to wait, I recommend serving these brownies a day after baking because they develop an even fudgier texture and mintier flavor. Watch out waist-line, it’s brownie time.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup unsalted butter
6 oz. bittersweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
5 oz. dark chocolate, finely chopped and melted, for topping
Coarsely crushed peppermint candies, very fine pieces sifted out, for topping

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Spray a 9×13-inch baking pan with Pam cooking spray and set aside.
  • Sift together flour, cocoa, salt, and baking powder into a bowl.
  • Microwave butter and bittersweet chocolate in a medium glass bowl, stirring often, until melted and smooth, about 2 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly.
  • Whisk together sugar and eggs in a large bowl until blended.
  • Add both extracts and whisk to blend.
  • Stir cooled melted chocolate mixture into egg mixture.
  • Gently fold in flour mixture with a plastic spatula until no streaks remain.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake brownies until a toothpick inserted in comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature, about 45 minutes.
  • Put dark chocolate in a resealable plastic bag, snip off a small corner tip, and drizzle half over brownies.
  • Sprinkle with candies and drizzle with remaining chocolate.
  • Let cool until chocolate sets, 25 minutes, then cut into squares.
Print Friendly

Related Recipes

  • Banana Zucchini Brownies
    These may sound weird, but they are divine! I eat them for breakfast on the go with a tall coffe...
  • Brownie Bites
    I love the dessert trend happening right now--bite size treats! Perfect to satisfy your sweet to...
  • Cheesecake Brownies
    Here's a recipe for two great tastes that taste great together! These cheesecake brownies are sw...
  • Brownie Cupcakes
    Living abroad means living without Betty Crocker cake and brownie box mixes. So...I have to make...
  • Mocha Toffee Brownies
    These fudgy treats come from Cooking Light magazine. They're fantastic! Especially with a hot cu...

Tags: , ,

Leave a Comment

Spam Protection by WP-SpamFree



User Login