Yield: 16 brownies

Chocolate Mint Brownies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Rich fudgy brownies topped with a soft chocolate mint layer. Chocolate ganache gives these Chocolate Mint Brownies a decadent finish!


For the brownies:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

For the Filling:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 drop green gel food coloring
  • 2 Tablespoons milk

For the Ganache

  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream


    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9-inch baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
    2. In a medium sized saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat and add in chocolate chips and sugar.
    3. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Add in eggs, one at a time, stirring completely after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
    4. Add the cocoa powder, flour, salt, and baking powder. Using big strokes, stir in JUST until mixed and no longer see dry ingredients. DO NOT BEAT OR OVER STIR.
    5. Pour batter into dish and bake for about 35 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely before adding filling.
    6. For the filling, beat softened butter with powdered sugar, peppermint extract, food coloring, and milk. Beat for about 3-4 minutes, until fully combined and fluffy.
    7. Spread over cooled brownies. Refrigerate while you make the ganache.
    8. For the ganache, heat cream in small saucepan until warm (not boiling). Remove from heat and whisk in the chocolate chips until smooth.
    9. Pour immediately over green layer on the brownies and spread evenly with an offset spatula. Return to refrigerator for one hour.
    10. Slice and enjoy.


  • Store brownies in airtight container at room temperature after they have set up. Can also be refrigerated.
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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 447Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 83mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 1gSugar: 44gProtein: 4g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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