TBRG Holiday Recipe Exchange: Mint Brownies from Brenda Novak

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Today’s recipe is from Contemporary and Historical Author Brenda Novak

Mint Brownies


2 c. sugar

4 eggs

2 cubes butter (softened)

8 T cocoa

1 T vanilla

1 t. salt

1 3/4 cup flour

Cream sugar, eggs and butter. Sift cocoa, vanilla, salt and flour together and add to wet ingredients. Spread in a greased 9″ x 13″ pan and bake at 350 degrees for 25 – 30 minutes.


3/4 cup butter

2 2/3 cup powdered sugar

2 T evaporated milk (up to 1/4 cup)

1 t mint extract

Green food coloring

Beat together until you reach the desired consistently and spread on cooled brownies. Then drizzle with real chocolate thinned with Crisco (if you want them to look fancy).



  1. Pat L.

    My son in law loves anything choc with mint – maybe I will surprise him and make them.

  2. Karen T.

    I love brownies. Will try this one.


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