Thursday, February 26, 2009
Second Foodie Friday
Michael at Designs by Gollum is hosting an early St. Patrick’s Day Foodie Friday. Click on the blog name so you can check out all the entries from all the other bloggers participating in this fun event! Thanks Michael!! (** As you can see I jumped the gun for the St Patrick's Foodie Friday..goofed up the dates)
Remember on the actual St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, Kathleen from Cuisine Kathleen will be hosting another St. Patrick’s Day Party. Click on her blog to participate in this super Irish Day Celebration. Enter in your favorite recipes, pictures or your favorite St. Patrick’s Day memory!
The recipe I am sharing today is an easy brownie recipe that will keep you wanting another and another…
St. Patrick’s Irish Mist Brownies
1/2 cup butter
2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 cups powdered sugar
1 (3 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3 T butter, softened
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
5 drops green food color
2 drops yellow food color
1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
Heat oven to 350ºF. Melt 1/2 cup butter and 2 squares chocolate in 2 qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (4 to 6 minutes).
Stir in all remaining brownie ingredients until well mixed. Spread into greased 8 in. square baking pan.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until brownie just begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely.
Combine all filling ingredients except chocolate in small bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Spread over cooled bars. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Cool completely; cut into bars. Cover; store refrigerated.