Mint and chocolate are a perfect pair in this tasty treat. Brownies on the bottom and a mint-cream cheese layer on top means they're twice as nice.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 36 servings
1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into pieces, divided
3/4 cup butter or margarine
2 cups sugar, divided
5 egg s, divided
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. flour, divided
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 tsp. peppermint extract
2 drops green food coloring
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Microwave 4 oz. chocolate and butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Stir in 1-1/4 cups sugar. Blend in 3 eggs and vanilla. Add 1 cup flour; mix well. Spread onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 5 min. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, remaining sugar, eggs and flour with mixer until blended. Add extract and food coloring; mix well. Spread onto brownie. Bake 28 to 30 min. or until brownie pulls away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan.
Microwave remaining chocolate in small microwaveable bowl 1 min.; stir until melted. Spoon into resealable plastic bag. Cut off small piece from one bottom corner of bag; use to drizzle chocolate over brownie. Refrigerate 1 hour.
You'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of these delicious brownies.
Brownies can be baked ahead of time. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 days before serving.
How to Store
For easier serving of the brownies, line pan with foil before using to bake the brownies. And as a bonus, this makes cleanup a snap!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.