Creme de Menthe Brownies

Creme de Menthe brownies are easy to make, and taste like you put more effort into them than what you really do.  This is a wonderful way to bring box mix brownies to a new level.   Simply bake the brownies, and add something more for a cool and refreshing taste.  I like to take these brownies to pot lucks and to the office.  Now, of course, you can also use your favorite brownie recipe instead of a mix.

Pouring chopped Andes mints on top of a pan of hot brownies.

Creme de Menthe Brownies

Do you love the flavor of mint? You can make mint brownies by using your favorite brownie mix, and a package of Andes mints. It’s so easy to make minty brownies.

I use my favorite package of brownies, I love the huge box of Ghiradelli brownie mix you can get a Costco. Each box contains 5 batches of brownies you can make. This box is perfect should have unexpected company drop it, you can make a quick batch of brownies in no time at all!

Make Mint Brownies in no time

So, how do you make these minty brownies? Seriously, it doesn’t get easier than this. Make the brownies as you normally would. While the brownies bake, chop up 1 package of Andes mints. Some grocery stores sell a package of chopped Andes mints. (I have found them at Walmart). When they come out of the oven sprinkle the mints on top.

Sprinkling mint candies on top of hot brownies, this turns them into Creme de Menthe Brownies.

You will need to wait until the brownies and chocolate cools a bit, but soon you will have a delicious pan of minty brownies. If you want to get real fancy you could serve these warm and you could add a dollop of whipped cream to make a decadent dessert.

You can use this basic brownie recipe instead of a box mix.

Love Brownie Recipes? Be sure to check out these brownie recipes

Hershey’s Brownies
Homemade Brownie Mix
Bisquick Mix Brownies
Cookies and Cream Brownies

Pouring chopped Andes mints on top of a pan of hot brownies.

Creme de Menthe Brownies

Creme de Menthe brownies are so easy to make. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brownies, Mint
Servings: 24
Calories: 119kcal

Ingredients

  • 18.3 ounces brownie mix make according to package directions
  • 4 ounces crushed Creme de Menthe candies - these are sold in the baking isle next to the chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Prepare brownies according to the package directions. When the brownies are done, and removed from the oven sprinkle the Creme de Menthe candies on top and allow them to melt. You can swirl the melted candies for a pretty design or simply leave them as they are. For ease of cutting it is best to let the candy harden so you can get nice even pieces.

Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 65mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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  1. Gale

    My brother bakes similar brownies, but he pours half the brownie mix in the pan, then adds a layer of York Peppermint Patties and the rest of the brownie mix. The fudgey, creamy, minty center is delicious!!

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