Thursday, December 20, 2012

Easy as 1-2-3 Chocolate Mint Brownies

Who doesn't like Brownies?
Here's an easy, no fuss brownie with mint deliciousness added to it.
I have been crazy baking for the past week for everyone close to me,
and to the people that help us a great deal
on our everyday living.
And one thing I made that will help cut down with the prep time
is this delicious semi-homemade brownie.
I know, I know,  brownie from scratch is always better,
but cut me some slack,
I've been slaving in my kitchen for days.
And I promise this will taste just as good as the one made from scratch.
But hey if you feel strongly about using your own brownie recipe
go for it.
I had some left over Mint Baking chips from the cookies I made,
 don't want it to sit in my pantry.
While I was racking my brain on what to do with this chips,
I glanced at the back of the package and found a recipe for this delicious easy brownie.
What a great idea!

With this recipe,
you can surely use you favorite brownie recipe or your favorite brownie mix.
since I don't want to fuss anymore,
I used my favorite brownie mix which is Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie
I picked up from my favorite warehouse store,
This always come in handy on busy days with the kids,
and you need a quick snack that they will all love,
 and they can easily help without trouble.
My daughter loves making this for her friends when they come visit.
The reason why I keep a large box in my pantry.
Funny thing is,
when I came to my Moms Group meeting yesterday,
our friend Jill made some for everyone.
It was delicious!
This brownie is chocolate heaven moist,
Pure Decadence!
3 packages of brownie mix (preferably Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate)
3 eggs
1 cup water
1 cup vegetable oil
1 baking sheet pan
1 1/2 cups walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • In a large bowl mix eggs, water, and vegetable oil. Add brownie mix, blend well.
  • Stir in Creme de Menthe baking chips. Mix well.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 40-45 mins. Let cool. And slice.
  • You can use your own brownie recipe just add 1/2 cup of Creme de menthe Baking chips for a recipe that fits an 8x8 or 9x9 pan.
  • Makes 48 2x2 brownies and 96 bite size brownies.
  • If you can't find the Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie Mix, just add 1/2 cup semi-chocolate chips, 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips, and 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips to your regular brownie mix.


  1. I seriously gained 5 lbs. this season just baking and cooking some of your recipes.
    This is a must on my Christmas Party this year.
    My MIL loves mint so this I will make.

    1. You are too funny Cassie!
      I'm so happy that you have been using my recipes and actually gaining weight.
      That means you really like it. ;)
      I will try to post Skinny recipes First month next year.
      If you're MIL loves Mint this is surely the brownie for her.

  2. Yummmmm! These brownies look absolutely delicious and love the incorporation of the mint - the flavour of the brownis must have been beautiful!

    We have nominated The Red Apron for the Liebster Award -
    Congratulations! You really deserve it!

    Have a great day,

    Chloe & Sarah

    1. I am honored! This will be my 3rd Liebster award.
      I am so happy that my work is appreciated.
      Thank you Honey and Lulu!!!!!

  3. Wooowee! I'm a mint nut! Can't wait to whip these up. Thanks for the great recipe.

    1. Hi Beth!
      Being a "Mint Nut" (cute!)you might want to add
      another 1/2 a cup of the creme de menthe.
      I'm sure you'll love this recipe. :)

  4. Uhh Ohh, I may have to make these for my fiancee, cause she has a huge obsession with chocolate and mint...what girl doesn't like a good brownie?? Thanks for sharing, I will definitely have to try this recipe!

    Happy Valley Chow


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