Delicious Mint Brownies

Delicious Mint Brownies     Nora Metler

Brownie Cockaigne

Preheat oven to 350

Melt in microwave
½ cup butter
4 oz. Chocolate

Cool this mixture.  If you don’t, your brownies will be heavy and dry.  Beat until light in color and foamy in texture:
4 eggs
½ tsp salt

Add gradually and continue beating until well creamed:
2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla

With a few swift strokes, combine the cooled chocolate mixture into the eggs and sugar.  Even if you normally use an electric mixer do this manually.  Before the mixture becomes uniformily colored, fold in again by hand:
1 cup flour

Bake in a 9x13 pan for about 25 minutes. 
If baked in a jelly roll pan bake 20 minutes

Mint Frosting

6 Tbs butter
2-3 Tbs cream
3 cups powdered sugar
¼ tps mint flavoring  don’t use peppermint
few drops of green food coloring

Mix well and frost brownies.  Cover with saran wrap so it is airtight and put in the freezer until frosting is solid.  Remove from freezer and make the following marshmellow to put on top of the green frosting layer.


2 small packages gelatin
6 tablespoons cold water
½ cup water
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 ½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla

Mix gelatin with 6 tablespoons of cold water.  Let it set until it is thick.  In a small pan, boil ½ cup water, 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1 ½ cups sugar until dissolved.  Add gelatin and cool until it is luke ware-do not let it cool completely.  Beat with a small electric beater until thick and add ½ teaspoon vanilla.  Pour over the brownie and green frosting layer.  Cover, and put in freezer.  After removing from freezer, top with chocolate frosting.

Chocolate Frosting

4 tablespoons melted butter
6 ounces milk chocolate chips

Melt butter and remove from heat.  Add chocolate chips and stir until melted.  Quickly frost brownies and return to freezer until frozen.  Remove from freezer about 15 minutes before serving.