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Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

This is a sponsored post on behalf of McCormick.

Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

What a crazy week of weather here in Colorado.  We went from 90′s last Sunday, to cold and non-stop rain the rest of the week.  School was cancelled on Friday because of all the flooding around the area.   Luckily we live in an area that was not affected, but not far from our house creeks were over flowing, and roads were closed.  If you have watched the news, I am sure you have seen some of the damage.  It will be a long and slow recovery for a lot of the areas.

Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

The winner of the Bake Sale was Team #6:

- Amy from http://amysfinerthings.com/
- Emily from http://www.isthisreallymylife.com/
- Holly from http://phemomenon.com/
- Jennifer from http://www.doubledutymommy.com/
- Kristyn from http://lilluna.com/
- Lindsey from http://www.cafejohnsonia.com/

On a lighter and happier note.  I made brownies!  Rich fudgy brownies with a mint chocolate chip frosting.  Yep, they are just as good as they sound, maybe even better.  Today I am joining a great group of ladies to put on a virtual “bake sale” with McCormickMcCormick has always been a staple in my kitchen for different extracts and seasonings, so I am super excited to work with them on this project.  This year McCormick has developed a few unique cookie and brownie recipes that are perfect for dessert at home, or any bake sale that you have going on.

Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

If you know me, you know I am a sucker for brownies.  I was intrigued by the Raspberry Brownies Bake Sale recipe on McCormick’s site, so I put my own twist on it and made a mint chocolate chip version.  McCormick is hosting the virtual “bake sale” on Pinterest.  I am on a team with 5 other lovely and talented ladies.  Repins on Pinterest = sales, so go ahead and repin to your hearts content.  There are a total of 5 teams involved, and the team with the most repins is the winner.  BUT, the best part is you guys are going to be the real winners.

McCormick is giving away a prize pack to one lucky reader on EACH blog!  Winners will receive a McCormick gift pack full of spices, extracts, and other items needed to inspire baking creativity. This gift pack is valued at $75.

Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies
 
Serves: 16
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Rich and fudgy brownies with mint chocolate chip frosting
Ingredients
Brownies
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 1½ cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp McCormick vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp McCormick vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp McCormick peppermint extract
  • 3 Tbls milk
  • a few drops of McCormick green food coloring
  • ⅓ cup mini chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line an 8 inch baking pan with foil, and spray with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large bowl combine melted butter, and cocoa powder. Mix until well combined. Add eggs, sugar, and vanilla mix well. Stir in the flour and salt until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean.
  3. Remove from oven, and cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the frosting. Mix everything but the chocolate chips together until you get the desired consistency. Adjust the sugar and milk as necessary. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Once brownies have completely cooled, frost.
  6. Store in an air tight container.

Check out what the other ladies in my group made!

McCormick
Cookin’ Canuck – Whole Wheat Double Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Cookie
Honeybear Lane – Cinnamon Chocolate Reese’s Brownies
A Pumpkin and A Princess – Reese’s Chocolate Chunk Mocha Cookies
Confessions of a Cookbook Queen – Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie
Blommi – Mandarin White Chocolate Chip Blondies

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of McCormick and Mom It Forward.  All opinions are 100% my own

 

Comments

  1. These brownies look awesome. I love chocolate and mint.

  2. These mint brownies look phenomenal! I’m not sure if this is an issue on my end, but I wasn’t able to pin the image in order to enter the giveaway. Have a great day :)

    • Thanks!! The entry is supposed to be to repin one of the bake sale pics from the McCormick site. I believe I have it set up better now!

  3. Oh wow, I’m so glad to hear that you are not in harms way. I was thinking about you when the news broke out. Stay safe!! And eat these super delicious brownies!!! :-)

  4. My favorite flavor combination with chocolate is peanut butter with mint a very close second. Your brownie layer looks awesome, the texture appears spot on!!

  5. Mint chocolate chip is my favorite flavor combo of all time so these are most definitely going to be happening in my kitchen! I love the color of the frosting!

    PS – so glad you guys are ok. The pics of the devastation are so crazy.

  6. Oh! Chocolate Mint is my husband’s favorite. He would so love these. Pretty pretty pictures too :)

  7. This Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting is calling my name, it looks fantastic on these brownies! YUM!

  8. Erin these brownies look amazing!! I have a recipe like it going into my cookbook. I love mint and chocolate together. Hope all the flooding damage can be rebuilt, so sorry to hear about it!

  9. I love mint chocolate desserts, these brownies look so good!

  10. I know some members of my family would LOVE these. Thanks for the recipe!

  11. I’m glad you weren’t seriously affected by the crazy weather! The news and footage has been so sad from CO :(

    Your brownies look like perfection!

  12. These are on my definitely make it list. I wonder if there will be any left by the time my husband gets home from work?

  13. they look yummy! I love mint.

  14. Mint + Chocolate = yum in my book! These look awesome!!!! I love McCormicks!

  15. Yummo! I love chocolate and mint!

  16. Love all things mint so these brownies would get devoured by me! Sorry about all the crazy weather glad you are not in the flooded areas.

  17. These look very tasty! I thought about you when I saw all of the flooding in colorado. Glad to hear you and your family are safe and luckily nothing happened.

  18. Oh no. More fires in Colorado? I hope not. :( And yes, I guess it’s terrible I don’t know this.

    And now for the awkward transition – these brownies look sooo good! So thick and fudgy and just… amazing!

  19. Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite combinations, so I can’t wait to try these brownies.

  20. Mint chocolate chip in brownie form? I’ll take it! Why have I never thought of this before?

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