Easy Mint Brownies

Thick and fudgy easy mint brownies are filled with creamy mints. They are decadent and only require a few ingredients!

I just cannot get enough chocolate and mint, and these sure hit the spot. Easy mint brownies are oh so tasty. For more mint try Frosted Thin Mint M&M Brownies, Chocolate Ganache Mint Brownies, and Peppermint Brownies. 

Easy mint brownies cut and displayed on a wood cutting board.

Chocolate & Mint

Melissa from Bless this Mess has an over the top delish recipe for mint brownies. They are SO easy you might consider them a “cheater recipe”.

Homemade is always better, but sometimes life just needs simplifying. This is the perfect recipe to make in a pinch because it not only tastes amazing, but it comes together in a snap!

Chocolate and mint are a classic and crazy delish combination. I try to keep these simple ingredients so I am always available to whip up some brownies in a pinch! Most of these ingredients you can find at the dollar store, bonus!!!

Brownie ingredients and thin mints.

Tips, Variations + Storing Info

To make fudgy brownies instead of cakey brownies don’t overbeat the batter or overbake it. Make it a little bit under even because then its fudgy, soft, and falling apart.

To get more mint flavor:

  • Crush or chop up additional thin mints and mix in the brownie batter to further distribute the mint flavor
  • Top the batter with chopped thin melts and have them melt on top of the brownies for super minty bits
  • For super minty flavor add peppermint extract
  • Mix in mint chips

Variations:

  • Drizzle hot fudge sauce on top
  • Top with whipped cream
  • Spread mint frosting on top

STORE brownies in an airtight bag/container at room temperature for up to a week to avoid them from hardening.

Wrap individual brownies in a layer of plastic wrap and a layer of foil FREEZE in a freezer safe bag for up to 3 months. You can also wrap an entire pan of brownies the same way.

Other mint treats:

 

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Mint Brownies Recipe

Thick and fudgy easy mint brownies are filled with creamy mints. They are decadent and only require a few ingredients!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 15 brownies
Calories 451 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Betty Crocker Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 tbsp mint extract
  • 2-3 drops green food coloring
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x13 dish with parchment paper and lightly grease.
  • Make brownies as instructed on the box and bake in the 9x13 dish.
  • Beat the powdered sugar, butter, mint extract, food coloring and milk until smooth in a medium bowl. Spread evenly over the cooled brownies (we add dollops all over the top to make it easier to spread).
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter until smooth. Spread over. the mint layer, cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  • Let set out for 20-30 minutes before cutting into squares.

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Thank you Melissa!! I love mint & brownies!

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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