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Mint Brownies Recipe

These delicious Mint Brownies pair a chewy brownie base with cream cheese mint filling and a rich chocolate sauce. And they are so easy to make! The best part, the longer they sit, the chewier they get. But you mind find it difficult to resist eating the whole batch. You've been warned.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 36 brownies
Calories 138kcal


For the mint filling:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 4 drops green food coloring

For the brownies:

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate cut into pieces
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

For the frosting:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9-inch by 13-inch cake pan with nonstick spray and dust lightly with flour.

To make the mint filling:

  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add egg, mint, and food coloring and stir until combined. Set aside.

To make the brownies:

  • To make a double boiler, set a bowl (glass or metal) set over, but not touching, a pot of simmering water (around 180 degrees). To the bowl, add butter, stirring occasionally until melted.
  • Stir in chocolate until smooth. Remove from heat and cool slightly, at least 10 minutes.
  • Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Carefully top with mint filling. Bake until set, about 45 to 50 minutes. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

To make the frosting:

  • In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine butter, corn syrup, and water and bring to boil. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in chocolate until smooth. Add vanilla and powdered sugar and beat until smooth. Pour over cooled brownies and spread evenly. Cut into 36 bars. Store in refrigerator.  


Calories: 138kcal