Mint julep brownies

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 1 ounce squares unsweetened chocolate
1 cup Butter or margarine
4 larges Eggs
2 cups Sugar
1½ cup All purpose flour
½ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Bourbon
1 teaspoon Peppermint extract
1 tablespoon Powdered sugar
Garnish: fresh mint leaves

Combine chocolate and butter in a heavy saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate melts. Let stand 10 minutes.

Beat eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer until thick and pale (about 2 minutes); gradually add sugar, beating well. Add chocolate mixture, flour, and next 3 ingredients; beat at low speed 1 minutes. Spoon into a lightly greased and floured 13x9x2 inch pan. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar; cut into bars.

Garnish, if desired. Yield 4 dozen.

Recipe by: Southern Living 1993 Annual Recipes Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #840 by L979@... on Oct 12, 1997

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