Grasshopper Squares

Chocolate and mint, everyone´s favorite!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Base

3/4
cup powdered sugar
3/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
2
oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted, cooled
1 1/2
cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon milk
1/4
teaspoon mint extract

Topping

4
cups powdered sugar
1
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
3
tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon mint extract
6
drops green food color
1
tablespoon chocolate sprinkles, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, beat 3/4 cup powdered sugar and 3/4 cup margarine until light and fluffy. Stir in melted cooled chocolate. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour, baking powder, salt, 1 tablespoon milk and 1/4 teaspoon mint extract to margarine mixture; mix well. Dough will be stiff. Press dough into greased pan. Bake at 325°F. for 15 to 25 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely.
  • 2 In large bowl, blend all topping ingredients except chocolate sprinkles; beat until smooth. Spread over base. Sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    110
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    2mg
    2%;
    Sodium
    65mg
    65%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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