Mint-Chocolate Brownies

Get a double dose of mint! Cool mint chips flavor these brownies, and a mint-chocolate glaze generously highlights the top.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 5 min
  • Servings 30

Brownies

1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
2/3
cup chopped pecans
1
cup (6 oz) mint-flavored chocolate chips

Mint Frosting

1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 16 oz container)
1/4
teaspoon mint extract
1
drop green food color, if desired

Shiny Chocolate Glaze

Reserved mint-flavored chocolate chips
4
teaspoons butter or margarine
4
teaspoons corn syrup
1
to 2 teaspoons hot water

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 9-inch square pan. Make brownie batter as directed on box-- except stir in pecans and 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips (reserve remaining chocolate chips for glaze). Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 36 to 41 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir all frosting ingredients using spoon until well blended. Spread frosting over brownies.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, heat Glaze ingredients over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Stir in hot water, a few drops at a time, until mixture is thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over frosted brownies. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until glaze is firm. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 5 rows.

Expert Tips

Can't find mint chocolate chips? Use semisweet chocolate chips and add a few drops of mint extract to the Brownie batter, and a couple of drops to the Shiny Chocolate Glaze.

What a refreshing combination! For another, try using raspberry-flavored chocolate chips for the mint ones and tint the mint frosting pink.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.