Holly-Day Mint Brownies

Looking for a colorful mint flavored dessert? Then check out these wonderful brownies perfect for Christmas.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 28

Ingredients

1
(19.5-oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup mint-flavored chocolate chips
1/4
cup water
1/2
cup oil
2
eggs
1
(16-oz.) can cream cheese frosting
5
(0.68-oz.) tubes purchased green decorating gel
1
to 2 tablespoons (84) cinnamon candies or small red decorator candies
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan. Grease bottom only of foil.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine brownie mix, chocolate chips, water, oil and eggs; beat 50 strokes with spoon. Spread batter in greased foil-lined pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 31 to 33 minutes. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Spread cream cheese frosting over brownies. Freeze 1 hour.
  • 5 Remove brownies from pan by lifting foil; peel off foil. Cut brownies into 6 lengthwise strips. Measure and mark 9" on long side of brownies. Cut diagonally from 9" mark to opposite corner of brownies. Make parallel cuts on each side of diagonal cut every 1 1/2 inches.
  • 6 Outline each brownie diamond with green decorating gel, forming scallops to simulate shape of holly leaves. Place 3 red candies at one long point on each brownie. Store in single layer in covered container in cool place.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    25g
    25%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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