Triple Layer Fudgy Mint Oreo Brownies

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Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Mint Brownies 

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! A few weeks early, but who’s counting? I couldn’t resist sharing these. Now.

These brownies are the best thing to come out of my kitchen thus far in 2012. I know we’re only two months into the year, but I assure you, these take the cake take the brownie.

I cannot convey to you how good these are. The mint brownies themselves are so rich, and the mint Oreos crumbled in the batter add a crunchy minty surprise.

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

The green minty marshmallow mixture that is swirled throughout the brownie batter add a sweet soft surprise. (I’m all about contrasting flavors and textures).

The top layer of green minty marshmallow mixture, with melted white chocolate chips, vanilla buttercream frosting, and more crumbled Oreos…

Heaven-sent. Or Saint Patrick sent.

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

PMS? Bad day? Child not cooperating? Husband not cooperating? Your dog ate your homework? Your favorite lip gloss has been discontinued? You typically don’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? You just got a parking ticket? Your boss is mean? Your best friend forgot your birthday? Your husband forgot your birthday?

Not a problem. Have one of these.

Mint Oreos, chocolate, and green food will cure whatever ails you. And by green food, I do mean one of these and not a kale salad.

Both Saint Patrick and I urge you to make these.

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

What’s in the Oreo-Stuffed Mint Brownies? 

To make the triple layer chocolate mint brownies, you’ll need: 

  • Marshmallow fluff
  • Mint extract
  • Green food coloring 
  • Baking chocolate 
  • Unsalted butter
  • Granulated sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Brewed coffee (optional) 
  • Cool Mint Oreos
  • Powdered sugar
  • White chocolate chips 

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

How to Make Oreo-Stuffed Mint Brownies 

Let’s talk about what’s going on in these minty Oreo fudge brownies. First there is an incredibly dense, rich, and fudgy brownie base layer.

I adapted my own Fudgy Nutella Brownies, which is my favorite brownie recipe of all time, and I’ve sampled one or two brownies over the years. It’s the best-tasting (and easiest) brownie-from-scratch recipe I’ve ever tried because the resulting brownies are incredibly fudgy, dense, and not at all cakey or dry.

To the brownie batter for the base layer, I added a dozen crumbled Cool Mint Oreo Cookies (Layer 1).

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

I also made a green minty marshmallow mixture, comprised of Marshallow Fluff, peppermint extract, and green food coloring, and I swirled half of it through the brownie batter along with the crumbled Oreos.

To say this green mixture is “pretty good” is an understatement: white chocolate chips + buttercream frosting + Marshmallow Fluff + peppermint extract = Dive In and Don’t Come Up For Air.

I would like to have this stuff on hand for mental health days because a spoonful of it is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Rich, sweet, decadent, minty, yet still fluffy.

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

While the brownies were baking I made the next layer (Layer 2): melted white chocolate chips and I made a batch of buttercream frosting.

Then, I combined the white chocolate chips + buttercream frosting + the remaining half of the green minty marshmallow mixture

After spreading the Green Goddess over the cooled brownies and because there wasn’t enough going on already, I crumbled a dozen and a half more Cool Mint Oreos over the top (Layer 3).

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

Can the Brownies Be Prepared in Advance? 

Yes! The brownies will keep well for a couple days, but if you plan to serve them to guests I think making them 24 hours in advance is perfect.

Cover them tightly in the fridge so the brownie base doesn’t dry out, and you’re all set. 

How to Store Oreo-Stuffed Mint Brownies 

I prefer these bars chilled and I store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 10 days or in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

Tips for the Best Chocolate Mint Brownies 

This recipe below looks long because I gave instructions for how to make both brownies and frosting from scratch. Use a boxed brownie mix and a can of frosting if that’s what it takes for you to make these.

Yes, there are a few stages and steps but it’s all worth it, I promise. Really you’re just making brownies, making a green minty marshmallow mixture, and crumbling Oreos everywhere. Not hard at all and no electric mixer is necessary.

One last note: do NOT add more mint extract than the recipe calls for, otherwise your brownies will go from being mint brownies to mouthwash brownies. Yuck, no thanks! 

Triple Layer Mint Brownies — These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 

 

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Triple Layer Fudgy Mint Oreo Brownies

By Averie Sunshine
These layered brownies are loaded with rich textures and flavors, from the dense fudgy brownies layer, to the soft, fluffy minty layer, with oodles of crushed Mint Oreos throughout. 
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Cooling Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 55 minutes
Servings: 18
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Ingredients  

Filling

  • 1 7- ounce jar Marshmallow Fluff
  • teaspoon mint extract*
  • 8 drops+ green food coloring, or until desired shade of green is reached
  • 1 batch of brownies – see ingredients below in step 2, or use 1 box of brownie mix – make according to directions on the box by adding the water, oil, eggs
  • Brownies

Brownies

Frosting and Topping

  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3 to 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • splash of milk, if necessary for consistency
  • ¾ cup white chocolate chips, melted
  • 18 Cool Mint Oreo Cookies, hand-crumbled

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9×13-inch pan with foil and spray it with cooking spray.

Filling:

  • In medium bowl, stir together marshmallow fluff, mint extract* (be very careful and do not use more than this unless you love mint; a little bit of mint goes a very long way), 4 drops of food coloring, or until light green is achieved; set aside.

Brownies:

  • Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwave-safe bowl for 90 seconds or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  • Stir in sugar (it will seem very granular, this is okay).
  • Stir in eggs and vanilla. If adding espresso or coffee, add it now.
  • Stir in flour until just combined, do not overmix.
  • Hand-crumble 12 Oreos over the bowl and fold them in.
  • Spread brownie batter in prepared pan.
  • Drop about 1/2 cup of green filling mixture onto brownie batter and reserve the remainder. Gently pull a table knife through the batter in S-shaped curves for a swirled design.
  • Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until brownies are set, taking care not to overbake. (Some people’s ovens and taste preferences may require 25-30 minutes, bake until brownies are done and to your liking).
  • Cool completely, about 1 hour, or put the pan into the freezer for 10 minutes if you’re rushed.

Frosting and Topping:

  • While brownies are cooling, make vanilla frosting by whisking together the butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and milk as needed until smooth and fluffy, or beat with an electric mixer. Optionally use 1 cup store-bought vanilla frosting – or use entire can if you want a thicker final green layer.
  • In another small microwave-safe bowl, melt the white chocolate chips (microwave on high for 30 seconds; stir and microwave 30 seconds longer; stir until smooth, taking care not to scorch it as white chocolate scorches easily).
  • Add the melted white chocolate chips and the vanilla frosting to the reserved green minty marshmallow mixture.
  • Stir in 4 drops+ food coloring, or until light green color is reached, and spread over cooled brownies.
  • Sprinkle with 18 hand-crumbled Oreo Cookies, slightly pressing them into the green mixture.
  • Allow top layer to set fully before slicing and serving.

Notes

Oreos: if you can’t find Mint Oreos and possibly add a touch more mint extract to the filling.
As a shortcut: Feel free to use your favorite boxed brownie recipe for the brownie layer, and to use 1 cup to 1 can of store-bought vanilla frosting for the frosting and topping layer.
Storage: If you can’t find Mint Oreos and possibly add a touch more mint extract to the filling. As a shortcut, feel free to use your favorite boxed brownie recipe for the brownie layer, and to use 1 cup to 1 can of storebought vanilla frosting for the frosting and topping layer. They’re rich, decadent, and everyone loves these!

Nutrition

Serving: 1, Calories: 705kcal, Carbohydrates: 126g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 71mg, Sodium: 113mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 110g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

More Mint Chocolate Desserts: 

Mint Chocolate Oreo Bars These three-layered Oreo bars are easy to make and are almost no-bake! The bars are full of mint flavor, a perfect complement for the chocolate fudge and the chocolate-filled Oreo cookie crust.

Mint and Chocolate Fudge Oreo Bars

Andes Mint Brownies — Super fudgy brownies loaded with Andes! Chocolate + mint is the best! So quick and easy to make. Meet your new favorite brownies! 

Loaded Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars — These bars are a mint twist on the classic Seven Layer Bars many grew up with! Made with Ghirardelli Mint Chocolates, Andes Mints, and Mint Oreos on a chocolate chip cookie base.

The Best Chocolate Peppermint Cake — Easy, one-bowl, no mixer cake! Decadently chocolaty, perfectly pepperminty! Your new favorite cake!!

Andes Mint Chip Soft Fudgy Chocolate Cookies — Big, thick, fudgy chocolate cookies with a hint of mint and loads of chocolate in every bite!

Fudgy Mint Chocolate Brookies {brownie + cookie} — Part fudgy brownies; part soft & chewy chocolate cookies. Minty, rich & loaded with Oreos!

Creme de Menthe Bars – The classic bar everyone loves!

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  1. 5 stars
    I’ve made these several times over the years and they are always a hit! My kids are obsessed with them! Time consuming but so worth it! Making these again today and can’t wait to pop one in my mouth! So excited.. thanks for the awesome recipe!! Merry Christmas!

  2. 5 stars
    I’ve made these several times over the years and they are always a hit! My kids are obsessed with them! Time consuming but so worth it! Making these again today and can’t wait to pop one in my mouth! So excited.. thanks for the awesome recipe!! Merry Christmas!

    1. Thanks for the 5 star review and I’m glad you’ve made these many times over the years and that they are worth it and a hit!

  3. I love–LOVE!–that you use normal, easy-to-find, every day ingredients, and not the gluten-free this, artificial sweetener that, zero fat/zero taste glop. I hate the recipes that claim to be so wonderful, yet when one takes a bite, it feels and tastes as if one bit into a bar of soft soap. Your recipes are made from ingredients I’ve used for all of my 54 years of cooking and baking, and I appreciate that SO VERY MUCH!!

    1. Wow, what a great comment and thank you for noticing that I try to gear and write my recipes for REAL people who are shopping at regular grocery stores and just want to make something that tastes great without tons of fuss :)

  4. Hello,

    In step 4 it says:

    4. Drop about 1/2 cup of green filling mixture onto brownie batter and reserve the remainder.

    I might have missed it, what do you do with the remaining filling mixture?

    1. 8.Add the melted white chocolate chips and the vanilla frosting to the reserved green minty marshmallow mixture.

  5. I made these and they were out-of-this-world fantastic! I posted them on my blog and linked back to you, of course :) Thanks so much for the great recipe!

  6. Just made these! Mine definitely aren’t as tall as yours are, but they came out great and I think I am going to be selling them at an upcoming bake sale!

  7. OMG thnking of making these for Christmas. They look beautiful and you detailed the recipe so well!! I’ll let u know how they turned out.

  8. Hi Averie,
    This is a long shot and I know you can’t really know what I have done but I thought I’d ask: I’m making these brownies right now and am on the frosting section. I’ve mixed the softened butter, vanilla, and the powered sugar but the result is a bowl full of small round pellets. Some of the butter was melted before I added it, could that be the problem? Or do I just need to add milk? I completely understand if you can’t help but I thought I’d ask. A run to the grocery for canned frosting might be in order!!

    Thank you!

  9. I made these for St Patrick’s day and they were a hit! I want to make them again but pink for a breast cancer fundraiser. Any suggestions on what to substitute for the mint?

  10. I just made these for a party tomorrow! They look amaze, I will let you know how they go over. Thanks for the fun recipe, it was a blast making this!

    1. I’m glad you loved the process. There are a few steps but soooo worth it! LMK how people like them!

  11. These look beyond amazing and I can’t wait to make them tomorrow for our family’s St. Patty’s Day festivities!! I’m seriously drooling just thinking about them! Do you have any suggestions for making them at altitude? I know if I can manage to nail this recipe they will be a massive hit. Can’t wait

    1. I bake at sea level (San Diego) so really don’t know a thing about altitude baking. I would just follow similar protocols with adjusting the baking time maybe 5 mins like you normally do? Just use common sense and bake til done…hard to screw up brownies :) LMK how they go!

  12. These look like heaven to me!!! Question: do you advise against making them a day or two ahead of time?

    1. They’ll keep for weeks like I wrote in the post (most fudge does) so feel free to make a day or two in advance. Enjoy!

  13. these look so amazing! I want to eat them straight from the computer!!
    I just wanted to know if the marshmallow fluff is neccesary for the recipe?
    Can I leave it out? or will it ruin the recipe?

    1. Well to make that middle layer you need it; the recipe won’t be ‘ruined’ without it; but if you skip it, you won’t have created the finished product you seem to be drooling over on the screen :)

  14. Happy Valentines Day with these brownies!! I am going nuts over here. I’ve looked at the picture probably 20 times in a minute. I am 4 months pregnant and chocolate minty chewy gooey brownies is exactly what I need tonight! Hope my husband likes them, but if not…more for me. I absolutely love mint and chocolate anything. Thank you for sharing these delightful brownies with everyone!

    1. They are CRAZY good. I was actually thinking about them yesterday b/c St Paddy’s Day is a month away and I was wondering what I could make to top those…and really, nothing. I am going to have to do in a whole other direction b/c as mint brownies go, those are the best I’ve ever had and super decadent. Enjoy them!! :) LMK how they work for you!

  15. I just made these! Can’t wait for my husband to try them. They look so yummy. Definatly not good for my diet! :-)

  16. Thanks for the recipe! I’m planning on making these for my Christmas dinner, but I was just wondering if I’m allowed to keep the brownies w/ the frosting overnight in the fridge or do I need to put the green minty marshmallow mixture right before I serve them?? Thanks! (:

    1. They’ll be fine overnight in the freezer. I actually successfully froze these for *months*. Long story, forgot about them in the back of the freezer and 6 mos later pulled them out and they were as good as new…or 95% as good as new. But overnight, should be just fine.

      1. I just want to say thanks again! I made these for my class just to see if I could do it right & everybody loved them (: Much appreciated for taking the time to write everything out!

      2. I am so happy to hear that you made them again and they were a hit again! My pleasure to write everything out – this is a more involved recipe than some, and I may as well make sure everyone gets things right with as little confusion as possible :)

  17. i made these a few months ago and my husband has been asking me atleast once a month, when im going to make them again. i just wish they werent so expensive to make.

    1. Well he has good taste :) Considering the price per brownie, they are still far cheaper than going out to eat, getting a Starbucks, or any other little treat you’d buy out, on a bite-for-bite basis. Maybe that helps? :)

  18. I made these using the boxed brownies & canned frosting. They were wonderful! Everyone at worked loved them. The only problem was, the next day (well about 36 hr later) the green frosting on top started to look bad. Maybe I should’ve refrigerated them??

    1. Yes I think that would be best and I indicate that in the recipe section of the post, that I store mine in the fridge. Anytime I’m using butter in a frosting, I just think that’s best; I know some people don’t refrigerate their buttercream style frostings but I do.

      But glad they were a hit overall!

  19. I think I am going to try this with Strawberry Oreos and pureed strawberries. What do you think?? I’m not much of a recipe-guru like you!

    1. I would not use mint filling personally with strawberry cookies and pureed strawberries – I just think it would be too much going on personally even though I know real mint and strawberries do pair well together but in this application – not sure. But everyone’s taste buds are different and try whatever floats your boat!

  20. I’ m thinking of making these for craft night tomorrow and was wondering if you use salted or unsalted butter for your icing.

    1. unsalted, but salt to your taste if for some reason you like saltier frosting. Enjoy!!!

  21. I are these yesterday with the cheats of box brownie mix and store-bought frosting and I forgot to stir some Oreos into the brownies before baking. They were still fantastic! Thank you for this recipe!

    1. Well sounds like your tweaks (and omission) still worked out for you. Glad you loved them!

  22. These look spectacular! Do you know of any substitutes for marshmallow fluff? I’ve never seen it in Oz, Ill have to see if I can order it online.

    1. Just melt enough marshmallows to yield about 1 1/2 cups melted runny marshmallow-ey liquid. How marshmallows look when melted before you make rice krispy bars, that’s what you’re looking for. Soft and fluffy, gooey, runny. 7 ounces worth, about 1 1/2 cups but not an exact science :)

  23. Oh so good and rich!! I agree they will be better when they are cold. I didn’t have enough time to let them chill before eating them.

    1. So glad you made them! Just pop the whole thing into the freezer for 10 mins even…I love that chilled taste, with the mint, too. Mmmmm :)

  24. I made just the brownie plus mint Oreo part of this recipe and it was a GIANT hit. Also, they loved the foil lined baking pan. Seriously, genius!!

    1. So glad they were a hit! And yes, foil…totally saves on cleanup time and elbow grease. I never bake without it!

  25. I couldn’t get the picture of your brownies out of my head for like a week, so I finally made them! I knew they’d be delicious and perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. I used mint extract as opposed to peppermint, and I’m wondering how different they are? I love love the cool mint Oreos, they’re the best part! And the green frosting layer is really good too. They’re very rich! I took a couple plates of the brownies to an auction at my church and they were sold for the scouting program. :) thanks for the recipe and amazing pictures!

    1. So glad you made and enjoyed them and sounds like you shared some and they were sold…awesome.

      I’d say peppermint is a bit stronger, harsher, more “bitey” than mint, which tends to be a bit smoother. I’d liken it peppermint gum vs spearmint gum. I find peppermint is stronger. Not bad, just stronger. It also depends on the quality of extract used. Some extracts are going to be stronger than others, no matter what you use. Anyway…thanks for reading and making these!

  26. I made these for my husband’s work potluck. Couldn’t find mint oreos so I used Grasshopper cookies instead. Absolutely fantastic dessert! I’m glad he took most of them with him, otherwise I would have never been able to keep out of them. They were wildly popular with his co-workers and he had several recipe requests. Bravo!

  27. Oh my word! These look life changing. It’s like a thin mint, brownie and oreo combined! I will have to go get some mint oreos and make these right away. And then go for a long run afterwards ;)

  28. Averie! I am just finishing up making these! I’m so excited to bring them to work tomorrow! It’s TWO of my coworkers bdays on St. Patty’s Day, so I just HAD to make these when I saw them! I’m so excited to try them tomorrow! I struggled a little following the directions (I was on the phone with the MIL), but I still think they are going to turn out awesome! Thanks for the yummy recipe!

    1. yes, this is not a talk on the phone recipe. LOL You have to pay attention because there are alot of steps and half of this, use the remainder of that, but it’s all worth it…and even if it’s a little flubbed with exactly what you did…no doubt, there is nothing bad that can happen with all that chocolate and mint and chocolate chips and oreos.

      keep me posted how they like them!

      1. hahaha Yes you are right on that one!!! Oh yea, can’t go wrong with all the sugar. I’m probably going to be up all night from licking my fingers (don’t tell my co-workers)!

  29. Fantastic!!! Thank you so much for sharing. I added crushed mint Oreo cookies to the top, like it wasn’t already sinful enough ;-)

    1. Yes I added crushed mint Oreos to the tops of mine, too! You can probably see that in the pictures there are Oreos all over them tops…mmm, good :)

  30. I made these today to take to my moms group tomorrow, and it’s a good thing I have a plan to share them, because they are so good I could eat them all myself! Well, not really, but I would want to. :)

    I was cautious on the mint extract, but I think I would actually use a little more than 1/8 tsp next time. The mint flavor was just a little too mild for my taste; maybe I should have taken a taste of the frosting as I was mixing it. Oh, and my Target in WI doesn’t have mint oreos, but thankfully the grocery store did. Thanks for the recipe – it’s a keeper!

    1. Thanks for the feedback! Glad they were a hit!

      I always write mint conservatively in my recipes b/c it’s one of those strong flavors that you can’t un-do and some people are super sensitive to it, plus potency/strength varies by brand. I have had mint go from pleasant to Listerine in no time so was cautious :)

      Anyway, glad to hear you sourced the mint Oreos, too!

  31. This recipe was an absolute hit! Made a batch to give as a gift at St Patty’s day, but ended up needing to make a 2nd batch because the first pan is gone! I did add a little more mint to the marshmallow mix, and to the “frosting” mixture) but overall this was perfect!

    1. YAY! Thanks for the feebback!

      I always write mint conservatively in my recipes b/c it’s one of those strong flavors that you can’t un-do and some people are super sensitive to it, plus potency/strength varies by brand. Anyway, glad to hear you had such a hit on your hands that you needed a 2nd batch. I love comments like this, you TOTALLY made my day :)

  32. So cute and perfectly seasonal. I’d love to have you join me at Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

  33. I have been eyeing this for about 4 days, after i saw this on pinterest. i was telling my boyfriend about it, and hes as excited as am! im going to try my culinary/pastry chef hand at these, and see what i come up with, and im going to make your nutella brownies when i make them (because my boyfriend likes nutella, too). i hope they turn out okay :D

    1. Regular Ralph’s grocery store. Or I know Target has them, but they’re very easy to find, at least around here in San Diego.

  34. Um YUM!!!! I love mint chocolate anything!! Except, for the really overly sweet peppermint patties. But mint in any other form with chocolate is delicious! And those Vegan thin mint fudge balls look Delicious too! Now I have to go make something with chocolate and mint.. :)

  35. OH my goodness these look heavenly. For some reason I’m extremely excited for St. Patrick’s this year, and these are definitely going on my to-make list. Our dessert tastes are so similar that these must be insane!

    Can you tell I’m wayyyyy behind on my Google reading, though? :)

    1. No worries and yes, we have VERY similar dessert tastes. Chocolate, rich, sweet, mint; in general, we are super similar!

  36. I am going to attempt these for my St. Patrick’s day Bunco party!!! Just one question, maybe I missed it but what size of pan do you use to bake them in? 13×9? Thank you!

    1. From step 1
      “1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9×13-inch pan with foil and spray it with cooking spray. …”

      So yes, you guessed correctly. LMK how they turn out! You’ll be the 5th person (that I know of) who will have made them if you do! I’d love to hear feedback! Bake until brownies seem done, that’s my only advice. Oven times and temps vary. For me, this is 24 mins, but for others, it’s 26-28. I am a gooey brownie girl though, too.

  37. I made these last night for my daughter & husband and they loved them! I don’t care for chocolate, so these aren’t my thing, but they certainly are beautiful! I followed your recipe to the letter and made both your brownies & vanilla frosting. Thank you for such detailed directions!
    My MIL is in the hospital and we visited her today and smuggled in one of these for her & my FIL, too. They thought this was much better than the green jello that was on her tray!
    A definite make again from my family!!!

    1. Thanks for the feebback, Paula! Glad your family loved them and glad you appreciated my detailed instructions. There are quite a few steps, but glad it was worth it…and yes, based on oven temps, times will vary (as well as just how “done” is done for various tastes preferences..I am a gooey brownie fan!)

    1. i had to bake mine a tad longer than the recipe stated. I just kept a very close eye on them after 22 minutes. Mine took maybe 27. But they were perfect! Not the least bit overbaked!

    2. It could be oven temp variance…as I emailed you, bake until done. For me, this is usually at about 24 minutes, but bake til done…could need up to 30 minutes but test with a toothpick and a little gooey is fine; it may not come out perfectly perfectly clean.

  38. Those are beautiful!!!
    I made a bunch of recipes with mint oreos around the holidays but never thought to save some for St. Patty’s Day. Great idea! Who doesn’t love mint and chocolate combined?!

  39. Just wondering about Step 4…is it 1 cup of butter or should it be 1/2 cup butter. You have it as “1/c cup” butter. Thanks, cannot WAIT to make these babies!!!

  40. Oh heck yeah! I was drinking tea while reading this post and spit it out when you said “and by green food, I do mean one of these. Not a kale salad.” Hilarious! These just look outstanding. We will def be making these in the Sparrow house. I just love your bar recipes. They are the best! Happy early St. Paddy’s day to you, too, Averie! :-)

  41. Wow! Those look incredible, and I love the green colour. I definitely celebrate St. Patrick’s day!

  42. Oh no you didnt’t?!?!?
    That is some kinda crazy good stuff. Wow. Award winning even. I commend you.

  43. These look decadent and sexy a challenge for me would be to make them in a healthier version, there isn’t anything wrong with yours but I am pre-diabetic and have a weight problem. I’d like to make them with lots of substitutes and come up with a low sugar or now sugar, no margerine but some plant based fat. Coconut oil —— > bet I could make a no bake version of these w/raw-tella and coconut.
    You’ve inspired me so thank you! :) Dea.

  44. Dear Lord. Amazing! And so beautifully photographed. I need a group of 20 people I can bake these for. ;-)

  45. How did you know chocolate and mint is pretty much my favorite flavor combination ever?? These look so amazing, and just perfect for St Patty’s Day!

  46. Mama mia, look at that avalanche of mint and chocolate! These must have such a great mouthfeel :)

    1. a great mouthfeel :) = I use that expression and sometimes people look at my like I’m crazy, but texture is just as important as taste for me.

  47. Whereas I can’t get enough vanilla or cinnamon you are so right when you say a little mint goes a LONG way. I totally ruined a perfectly good smoothie by adding way too much peppermint extract once. I want a chocolate mint shake, not a mint, mint, MINT shake. lol

    These have to be the coolest color ever. Perfect for St. Patty’s Day! I don’t really celebrate, but my husband has some Irish in him. And he loves anything sweet.

  48. you never fail to ignite my sweet tooth! :) these look incredible! i’m a huge mint + chocolate lover!

  49. Oh man that analysis shot with each layer labelled just kills me. Wowwwww who ever knew green could look appetizing? (Still the thing that freaks me out most on St Patrick’s Day is the green bagels I see in stores – they just look mouldy to me lol!)

    1. My brain goes analytical when it comes to ingredients…glad you could appreciate the labels!

  50. As if just looking at these brownies didn’t make me want to make them now, the comment about them making you feel better if you have a mean boss totally pulled me in!

    We must be on a similar flavor wave length, I actually made a minty green smoothie for breakfast.

  51. What a great idea!! I know so many people who would appreciate and love these. I have to bake these for St Patty’s day

    : ))
    Jen

  52. HOLY LORD WOMAN. These look awesome. I can’t eat 90% of what you post b/c I’m gluten free and too lazy to adapt the recipes … but thank goodness or I’d weigh 400 lbs. #noselfcontrol

    PS You should probably come to the Blend retreat. And bake lots of stuff to share. ;)

    1. Blend Retreat? Will you be there? Ive heard great things about that one…

      BTW your crochet/knitting..totally gorgeous. I’d buy your stuff!

  53. You’ve come up with SO many creations this year so far that I just can’t wrap my head around because they’re too dang good! How in the world do you think of mashing all of the best ingredients together in the greatest way possible? These look excellent…I’ll be trying them soon!!!

    1. I daydream about recipes and blending ingredients. It’s what I think about when I run and when I drive or am “zoning out”. It’s just how my brain works :)

  54. The photo made me drool when I saw it in my reader (and I immediately thought of St. Patricks Day!). The other chocolate mint recipes look great too- that’s my husband’s favorite flavor combination (although his favorite dessert is Breyer’s Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream).
    On the non-dessert side, I’m a big fan of corned beef and cabbage. Oh, and Guinness too of course.

  55. oh. my. words.
    I saw the first picture and was like “whaaaaaat? why did I just make myself plain oatmeal for breakfast without any sugary and fun ingredients??”.
    I adore mint, brownies and anything fudgy and fluffy!

  56. OMG. I am going nuts over these. while i’m obviously obsessed with all your cookie recipes, this might be your best recipe yet!! i am DEFINITELY making these Averie!!

    1. Please LMK if you do make them. THanks for the compliments and thanks for pinning so many things of mine…you are sooooo sweet!

  57. Oh my goodness! These look utterly amazing! My husband (who is a huge fan of chocolate/mint) would go crazy over these!

  58. oh my word you’ve outdone yourself! You always think of the most extravagant and perfectly suited desserts for each holiday. I wonder if any of them will even survive until st. patricks day in your house!

  59. These are almost to pretty to eat, almost ;) I love all things mint (especially your creme de menthe bars.) My older and younger brother were both born on St. Patrick’s day, so we make a pretty big deal about the day at our house. I think I will be making these brownies for the party!!! Great Pictures too!!

  60. mmmm… my weakness. oreos.. yikes!
    by the way, what is the secret to having more fudgy brownies? my brownie baking is gluten free and i used 1 zucchini for the egg.. but not sure how to give it a more fudgy texture. is it the butter?

  61. Those just look insanely good. I can almost smell the mint. I didn’t even know Oreo had a mint flavored. There were some when I was a kid (want to say they were called crickets???) and I absolutely loved those. And Mint choc chip ice cream. I better go eat my oatmeal now!

  62. Haha, I can be such a fool sometimes – I read “Happy St. Patrick’s Day” and had to re-read it, what?! Silly Liz, it’s still February. :)

    Ohh, these look so bad but SO good! That marshmallow filling, yum! I just picked up some Girl Scout cookies last night, some of which are Grasshoppers, so I’m dying to make a minty-green St. Patrick’s Day something!

    1. Grasshoppers…did they change the name of Thin Mint to that? It’s been so long since I’ve actually bought G.S. cookies. I try to run for the hills b/c I can eat a tube of thin mints in a sitting!

      1. LOL, no, I just obviously wrote that pre-coffee this morning ;) They’re still Thin Mints!!

  63. I have to say these are MY favorite recipe of yours in a while! I love, love, love mint and chocolate! Looks amazing Averie! I am now craving a mint oreo blizzard at 7 am!!

    Awesome photos too!

    1. Thanks, sweetie!
      xo

      p.s. I was on your site yesterday trolling around b/c I am going to have Z make a few cosmetic tweaks to things for me :)

  64. Yummy, pretty, creative, rich, a little crunchy, a little chewy. WOW!! I think it’s time for me to get off my candy cane kick and go green. Chocolate and mint is so good any time of the year. Great post Averie!

  65. The mint + chocolate combination is right on the heels of peanut butter + jelly or even coffee + chocolate! Match made in heaven =)

  66. OMG, these look soooo good!!! Love mint, love brownie, love oreo, LOVE the combo! And they’re so pretty and festive too!! Definitely bookmarking these, and I hope to make them soon!!

  67. Those are gorgeous! I love mint chocolate. Wish I could do green food dye, it’s off my list. Your pics look awesome. Keep stunnin’

    1. Thanks for the photo compliments….my eyes were going to bug out of my head if I needed to look at any more green. Lol. To say I had one or two images, ahem, to sort thru is a little bit of an understatement :)

  68. Holy hell. I have no words. Just…wow.

    Mint and chocolate are meant to be together. I LOVE this recipe. I want to lick my computer screen. Who says mint anc chocolate should only be eaten during the holidays? My favorite candies are York Peppermint patties and Junior Mints. I remember getting more excited about the movie theater sized boxes of Junior Mints than the actual movie when I was a kid. That was, of course, before you could buy the “movie theater” boxes at the grocery store.

    1. Girl…you HAVE to make these, at least put them on your 2012 baking list (so the family can help you eat them). They are your dream dessert. They blow away any creme de menthe bar or any other mint dessert I think I’ve ever had. You just have to try them b/c I know you’re a mint fan like me!