French Cream Mint Brownies

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Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Adapted from Gooseberry Patch's Holidays at Home. My mom has made these and they are out of this world (my opinion). Going to make them for St. Patrick's Day. Number of brownies made depends on how big or small you cut them.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 16 ounces chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup flour
  • 12 teaspoon baking powder
  • Filling

  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 -3 drops good green food coloring
  • Frosting

  • 12 cup butter
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. To make the brownies: cream the sugar and butter together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add in the eggs, chocolate syrup, flour, and baking powder; stir to blend.
  3. Spoon/pour mixture in a greased 15x10 jelly roll pan.
  4. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator while making the filling.
  6. To make the filling: cream the butter and powdered sugar together in a mixing bowl.
  7. Add in the milk, peppermint extract, and food coloring; stir to blend.
  8. Spread evenly over the brownie crust; refrigerate until firm.
  9. To make the frosting: Melt the butter and chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat; stir constantly.
  10. Pour evenly over filling.
  11. Chill slightly; cut into squares.
  12. Return to refrigerator and chill until firm.

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