This recipe is a family classic! They are the perfect dessert to take to a party or potluck dinner because they make so many (and they are so rich that you can only handle a small brownie at a time!). I am a sucker for anything with mint and chocolate together and these didn’t disappoint!
Chocolate Thin Mint Brownies
1 hr, 40 Prep Time 25 minCook Time
2 hr, 5 Total Time
1 1/2 cups butter (melted) 3/4 cup cocoa 3 cups sugar 6 eggs (beaten) 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 1/4 cups flour
Mint Frosting Layer:
3/4 cup butter (softened) 3 Tablespoons milk 3 cups powdered sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract 4 drops green food coloring (optional)
2 1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup butter
In a large bowl, whisk together melted butter and cocoa. Add sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt. Mix well, then stir in flour by hand. Do not over mix. Spread batter in greased 12 x 17 inch cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 25-30 min. Cool and then put in the freezer for 20 minutes.
Mix butter, milk, powdered sugar and extract. If you want to add color, add in food coloring (you could also use red food coloring). Remove from freezer and frost brownies, then put in freezer for another 20 minutes.
Melt chocolate chips and butter in the microwave and spread on top of the frosting layer. Freeze another 20 minutes to set.
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