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Chocolate Mint Brownies

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This came from our church cookbook and is always a hit at our Holiday get together.

Ingredients

1/2 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1 16 ounce can of Chocolate syrup

Frosting:
2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup margarine
2 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
few drops of green food coloring

Topping:
6 tablespoons maragine
1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs and mix. Add rest of ingredients. Mix well.

Bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Cool

Frosting: Mix these 5 ingredients and spread on cooled brownies.

Topping: Melt 6 tablespoon margarine and 1 Cup chocolate chips in the microwave and spread on top.

Linda Schneider
Colona



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