Minty Fudge Brownies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by flower7

I adopted this from the Recipezaar account. They are more a cakey brownie when right out of the oven but get more fudgy after cooling. They have a nice light mint flavor. If you can't find the mint chocolate chips you can recreate with regular semi-sweet chips and a few drops of peppermint oil (as that is what makes the mint chips minty).

Top Review by Amy Bradley

Funny story . . I went to buy the ingredients for these brownies, and I couldn't find mint chocolate chips anywhere. So, I ended up using those York Peppermint Bites - you know, the little round ones. I added a square of bakers chocolate so it wouldn't be overly minty. Turned out pretty good, nice and moist; good texture.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325° F and grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. In medium saucepan, combine sugar, butter and water; bring JUST TO A BOIL then remove from heat.
  4. Add mint-chocolate chips and vanilla extract; stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.
  5. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool slightly (so you don't cook the eggs).
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Stir in flour mixture gently (be sure not to overmix).
  8. Stir in nuts, if using.
  9. Spread into prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 28-32 minutes.
  11. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

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