Mint-Chocolate Brownies

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

Minutes

Total Time

3:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

30

brownies

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.
Makes 30 brownies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
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.
Variation
What a refreshing combination! For another, try using raspberry-flavored chocolate chips for the mint ones and tint the mint frosting pink.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.