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Homemade Mint Brownies Recipe

These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

Brownies are not just for kids in our house. Everyone deserves a sweet and chocolatey treat from time to time! These mint brownies also make a great holiday treat.

If you are looking for a way to diversify your cookie plates and gift baskets for the holidays, add this recipe to your meal plan!

What do I need to make these delicious brownies:

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup Andes mint bits

Ganache Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

For the garnish:

  • 1 cup Andes mint bits
These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

How to make these tasty mint chocolate brownies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Grease and line a 9″ x 9″ baking dish
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar and butter until light and fluffy, 2 minutes.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until incorporated.
  5. In a separate medium-sized bowl, combine cocoa powder, flour, salt and baking powder. Stir until mixed.
  6. Add half of the dry ingredients into the butter-sugar mixture, beat well, then add remaining half.
  7. Fold in 1 cup Andes mints and then fold the mixture into prepared baking dish.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the center is firm to the touch and the edges are crisp and pull away from the edges of the pan.
  9. Place milk, butter and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  10. Stir frequently until mixture is completely incorporated.
  11. Add the vanilla extract and chocolate chips and stir until completely melted.
  12. Remove from heat and pour over the brownies.
  13. Sprinkle the remaining Andes mints over the wet ganache – you may need to press it into the ganache a bit.
  14. Let set fully before cutting and serving.
These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

Can I leave the mint out of these brownies?

Sure! If you aren't a mint fan you can definitely leave the mint out! Just replace the topping with regular chocolate chips or any other kind of chips you like!

I think the mint adds a nice and unique touch to these brownies. That being said, you won't miss anything essential to the recipe if you leave it out.

These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

No matter how you prepare them, with mint or without, these are going to be an incredible fudge filled gooey treat that you will love.

Printable Mint Brownies Recipe:

Yield: 12 Servings

Homemade Mint Brownies

These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup Andes mint bits
  • Ganache Ingredients:
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • For the garnish:
  • 1 cup Andes mint bits

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F

Grease and line a 9" x 9" baking dish

In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar and butter until light and fluffy, 2 minutes.

Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until incorporated.

In a separate medium-sized bowl, combine cocoa powder, flour, salt and baking powder. Stir until mixed.

Add half of the dry ingredients into the butter-sugar mixture, beat well, then add remaining half.

Fold in 1 cup Andes mints and then fold the mixture into prepared baking dish.

Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the center is firm to the touch and the edges are crisp and pull away from the edges of the pan.

Place milk, butter and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Stir frequently until mixture is completely incorporated.

Add the vanilla extract and chocolate chips and stir until completely melted.

Remove from heat and pour over the brownies.

Sprinkle the remaining Andes mints over the wet ganache - you may need to press it into the ganache a bit.

Let set fully before cutting and serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 577Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 365mgCarbohydrates: 75gFiber: 3gSugar: 65gProtein: 6g

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These homemade brownies are so delicious. The mint topping makes them even better! My mint brownies recipe will be your new favorite, I'm sure of it!

This Mint Chocolate Brownies recipe is linked up to Meal Plan Monday at Big Bear's Wife.

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