Irish Chocolate Mint Dessert

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 22
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) plus 8 Tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. water
  • 1 tsp. mint extract
  • 4 drops green food coloring
  • 1 cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan.

Place 1 cup (2 sticks) butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium (50%) 2 minutes or until melted. Stir in granulated sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; beat well. Add cocoa, flour and baking powder; beat until well blended.

Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake 30-35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack.

Prepare mint cream center by combining powdered sugar, 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, water, mint extract, and food coloring. Beat until smooth. Divide and spread evenly on brownies.

Cover. Refrigerate until cold.

Prepare chocolate glaze by placing remaining 6 Tbsp. of butter and chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium (50%) 1 minute or until mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool slightly. Pour over chilled dessert.

Cover. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Cover and refrigerate any leftover dessert.