Mint Brownies (GF)

Hey everyone! I am definitely not going to lie to you and tell you that these are healthy, but they are an extremely yummy gluten free dessert I made with my sister this past weekend so I thought I’d go ahead and share! (*Warning – not paleo)

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GF Hershey’s Best Brownies 

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond flour (or other GF flour alternative)
  • 1/3 cup Hershey’s cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ tsp xantham gum
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Mint Cream (mix thoroughly)

  • 1.5 cups confectioners sugar (double check gf, or make your own!)
  • 3 tbsp soft butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp milk or light cream
  • ¾ tsp peppermint extract

Chocolate Glaze (melt together) 

  • 2 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp Butter

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350. Grease 9-inch square baking pan.
  2. Stir together butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl. Add eggs; beat well with spoon. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of the pan.
  4. When cooled completely, spread mint cream on top and chill for about an hour.
  5. Spread with chocolate glaze (Approximately 16 brownies)
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