BYU Famous Mint Brownies
by: Jenny Stanger- Brigham Young University Cougars Cookbook
* 1 (20 oz) box brownie mix
* 1 cup chopped walnuts
* 12 oz chocolate frosting
* mint frosting
* 5 tbsp butter, softened
* dash of salt
* 1 tbsp light corn syrup
* 2 1/3 cups powdered sugar
* ½ tsp mint extract
* blue food coloring
* 3 tbsp milk
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, prepare the brownie mix according to package directions, once the mix is combined thoroughly, add the walnuts and then spread batter in a 9 x 13 pan. Bake according to package directions.
To make the mint frosting combine the butter, salt, corn syrup and powdered sugar. beat until smooth and creamy. Sdd the mint extract and food coloring. mix in and then add the milk gradually until the frosting is a little more runny than cake frosting.
Spread the mint frosting over the cooled brownies and then place in the freezer for a short time to stiffen. Take brownies out of the freezer and carefully add a layer of chocolate frosting over top.
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