Brownie Success Tips
Use the size pan specified in the recipe. To check the width
of a pan, measure across the top from inside edge to inside edge.
Cut the baked brownie recipe into bars, squares or other shapes when completely cool
unless the recipe specifies differently. This helps prevent the bars from
Store bar cookies or brownies in a tightly covered
container, or leave them in the pan and cover tightly with aluminum foil.
Irish Mist Brownies
1/2 cup butter
2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 cups powdered sugar
1 (3 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3 T butter, softened
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
5 drops green food color
2 drops yellow food color
1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
Heat oven to 350ºF. Melt 1/2 cup butter and 2 squares chocolate in 2 qt.
saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (4 to 6 minutes).
Stir in all remaining brownie ingredients until well mixed. Spread into greased
8 in. square baking pan.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until brownie just begins to pull away from sides
of pan. Cool completely.
Combine all filling ingredients except chocolate in small bowl. Beat at medium
speed until creamy. Spread over cooled bars. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Cool
completely; cut into bars. Cover; store refrigerated.