Fudgy Double Creme de Menthe Brownies
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: 12 servings
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, sliced
  • 1⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup Andes crème de menthe pieces or chopped Andes candies
Creme de Menthe Buttercream
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup creme de menthe
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease a 9x9 brownie pan or baking dish with cookie spray or butter; set aside
  3. In a large microwavable bowl, melt chocolate and butter by microwaving in 30-second increments and stirring in-between
  4. Whisk in sugar until well combined
  5. Whisk in eggs and vanilla until well combined
  6. Whisk in four just until combined
  7. Fold in crème de menthe pieces
  8. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and bake 25-30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean
  9. Set brownies aside to cool and prepare buttercream
Creme de Menthe Buttercream
  1. Beat butter in the large bowl of an electric mixer on high speed until light and creamy
  2. Add powdered sugar and crème de Menthe and mix on low until incorporated
  3. Increase speed to high and mix until filling is light and fluffy
  4. Spread buttercream over cooled brownies; slice and serve
Brownies adapted from Baker’s
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at https://www.keepitsweetdesserts.com/fudgy-double-crme-de-menthe-brownies/