Chocolate-Frosted Mint Bars

Chocolate-Frosted Mint Bars

Love the combo of chocolate and mint? Here's a bar you'll want to try again and again.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Bars
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
egg
1
teaspoon mint extract
4
drops green food color
1
cup butter or margarine
4
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, cut into pieces
2
cups granulated sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
4
eggs
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Chocolate Frosting
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons corn syrup
2
tablespoons water
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, cut into pieces
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour. In small bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar with spoon until smooth. Stir in 1 egg, the mint extract and food color until well mixed; set aside.
  2. In 3-quart saucepan, melt 1 cup butter and 4 oz chocolate over very low heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Cool 15 minutes or until slightly cooled.
  3. Stir 2 cups sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla into chocolate mixture. Add 4 eggs, one at a time, beating well with spoon after each addition. Stir in flour. Spread in pan. Carefully spoon cream cheese mixture over brownie mixture. Lightly swirl cream cheese mixture into brownie mixture with knife for marbled design.
  4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Cool 30 minutes at room temperature. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  5. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons butter, the corn syrup and water to rolling boil, stirring frequently; remove from heat. Stir in 2 oz chocolate until melted. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and the powdered sugar. Beat with spoon until smooth. Frost chilled bars with Chocolate Frosting. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
A mini bar can provide maximum satisfaction. Cut miniature bars for a dessert buffet or to serve alongside a cup of coffee.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.