Chocolate Mint Brownies Recipe

Today I am sharing my way of making Chocolate Mint Brownies, so if are interested in the Chocolate Mint Brownies recipe then this recipe blog is for you.

You know, there are just those recipes you come across in your life that are extra special.  Sometimes it is because of the person or place you got it from. 

Sometimes it is the incredibly harmonious combination of ingredients that make it a perfect dish.  Then there is the all important, and maybe the most important reason of all…it is so incredibly easy to make, you can not believe it. 

And it looks and tastes like it was made by a gourmet chef!  Well, this recipe for Chocolate Mint Brownies covers all those categories. 

I was given this recipe by a friend when we were stationed in Germany.  When we lived there, I was forever baking things for parties, coffee’s, or for any other reason I could find. 

The first time I made these brownies, I could not get over how simple the ingredients were and how easy it was to make.  But, of course, it had to taste good too. 

So, start with a super moist and chocolatey brownie…check!  Smooth on a creamy, buttery, mint layer…check!  And cover it all in a silky and decadent chocolate glaze…check!!!  It all adds up to the most chocolaty, creamy, minty, rich, easy, unforgettable brownie you will ever taste. 

Chocolate Mint Brownies

I can not even remember who gave me the recipe and I even misplaced it for a few years. Yikes!  But, I can honestly say, over the years, I have probably made this Tried and True favorite more than I can count.  Now, you can enjoy it and file it as one of YOUR favorites!

Chocolate Mint Brownies

Prep Time 2 hrs
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Baked Goods
Servings 12


For the Brownie Layer

  • ½ cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • cups Hershey's Syrup
  • 1 cup all purpose flour

For the Mint Cream Center

  • 2 cups confectioner' sugar
  • ½ cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1 tbsp water
  • ½ to ¾ teaspoons mint extract
  • 5 drops green food coloring

For the Chocolate Glaze

  • 6 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 cup Hershey's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips


To Make the Brownie Layer

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 13x9x2 inch rectangular pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine butter and sugar. Mix on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  • Mix in eggs, one at a time, and then Hershey's Syrup. Mix until smooth.
  • Mix in flour until smooth. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. The brownies will look wet on top but test for doneness by lightly touching center. If it springs back it is done.
  • Cool completely in pan.

To Make the Mint Cream Center

  • In a small bowl combine all ingredients; beat until smooth.
  • Spread on cooled brownie layer. Cover and chill.

To Make the Chocolate Glaze

  • In a small saucepan, over low heat, melt butter and chocolate chips. Mix with a whisk until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Pour over Mint Cream Layer.
  • Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
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