Yield: 24 bars
A minty buttercream gets sandwiched between two layers of chocolate goodness: a chewy brownie and a rich ganache. The crème de menthe gives the buttercream the perfect hint of holiday green.
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These were great. I made them for Thanksgiving, and everyone loved them (especially the kids). Be aware that the peppermint pieces will melt and turn into goo if you store these in a sealed container after assembly. (We still ate them and they tasted fine, but they were much less attracticve.) If I did this again, I would either not put the peppermint pieces on the whole batch or I would immediately freeze the uneaten portion - I imagine the peppermint would stay intact better if frozen.
These are so festive and completely delicious! I made them for a Christmas party and they flew off the plate. They do take time but it is so worth it.
Made these for a Christmas party tonight. I thought the taste and different textures were wonderful together. To answer a previous comment, I think you could definitely bake the brownies one day and complete the icing and ganache the next.
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