Healthy (kind of ) Chocolate Mint Brownies

Recipe by spatchcock
READY IN: 30mins


  • cooking spray
  • 14
    cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine
  • 32
    creamy chocolate-covered mint candies (such as Junior Mints, about 3 ounces)
  • 14
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 23
    cup sugar
  • 13
    cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1
    large egg white


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Coat bottom of an 8 inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine butter and mints in a 2 cup glass measure; microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until soft.
  • Stir until smooth, and set aside.
  • Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup, and level with a knife.
  • Combine flour, soda, and salt in a bowl.
  • Combine sugar, cocoa, egg, and egg white in a large bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended.
  • Add mint mixture; beat well.
  • Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until blended.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean; cool completely on a wire rack.
  • NOTE: Two large (1. 5 ounce) mints or 6 miniature chocolate-covered peppermint patties (such as York) may be substituted for 32 junior mints.