Fudge Brownies with Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting
|Prep time||15 minutes|
|Cook time||20 minutes|
|Total time||35 minutes|
These Fudge Brownies with Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting are one of the best desserts ever! The cool, creamy, minty frosting perfectly compliments the rich, fudgy brownies.
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cups flour
- 3/4 cups unsalted butter (softened)
- 2-3 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 3-5 tablespoons milk or cream
- green food coloring
- 1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
|Preheat oven to 350 |
In a large bowl melt the butter in the microwave. Stir in cocoa powder until dissolved. Stir in sugar until well combined. Add eggs and salt, stirring until well incorporated. Add flour and mix just until combined.
Spread batter into a greased 8" square pan and bake for 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center of the brownies comes out with fudgy crumbs.
|In a mixing bowl beat butter until light and fluffy. Add 2 cups of powdered sugar and 3 Tbs cream and beat well. Add mint extract and more sugar/cream if needed until desired consistency is reached. Mix in food coloring until desired shade of green is accomplished. Stir in chocolate chips and spread over cooled brownies. |
Store covered in the refrigerator.