Grasshopper Brownies

Rich chocolate and cool mint mingle to create an explosion of flavor in these grasshopper brownies. This recipe utilizes brownie mix and canned frosting to make an easy and delicious quick treat.

Photo by Christoph B.
Adapted from jamesandeverett.com

PREP TIME

45

minutes

TOTAL TIME

60

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

45

minutes

TOTAL TIME

60

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Adapted from jamesandeverett.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    box brownie mix, prepare as directed on box

  • 1/2

    cup Andes mint baking chips

  • 1

    can cream cheese frosting

  • 1/2

    cup powdered sugar

  • 2

    Tablespoons Creme de Menthe or 2 teaspoons mint extract

  • 2

    – 3 drops green soft gel paste food coloring

  • 3/4

    cup dark chocolate baking chips

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream

Directions

Add mint chips to brownie mix and bake in an 8″ x 8″ pan following the instructions on the box. Allow to completely cool. Place frosting in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar, creme de menthe (or extract), and color. Mix until thoroughly combined. Spread frosting evenly over cooled brownies. Place in fridge to set frosting. Place chocolate chips is a small mixing bowl. Heat cream in the microwave until hot (not boiling). Pour hot cream over chips and allow to stand for about three minutes. Stir to combine. Chocolate will thicken as it cools. When chocolate reaches room temperature pour over the top of mint layer. Level with a spatula if necessary. Place brownies in the fridge for about thirty minutes to set ganache.

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