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The Kitchn: Festive brownies fit for your St. Patrick's Day celebration

By Kelli Foster on

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I used to think there was nothing better than a tray of dense, rich, fudgy brownies. But I proved myself wrong when I topped that tray of brownies with a pillowy mint buttercream and a blanket of dark chocolate ganache.

Of course, the festive green color makes these brownies a natural fit for St. Patrick's Day celebrations, but I encourage you to make this crowd-pleasing dessert all year long.

Because each layer needs to cool and/or chill before you add the next, these triple-decker brownies require some time and a little planning. I find it helpful to make and cool the brownie base the day before you want to serve them, then frost them with buttercream and add the ganache the day you plan to eat them.

Mint Brownies

Makes 16 brownies

 

For the brownies:

Cooking spray or butter, for greasing the pan

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter

8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

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