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Swirled Mint Brownies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chocolate syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peppermint extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 3 Drop
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Grease a 13" x 9" baking pan.
In a medium mixer bowl, cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.
Beat in eggs.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Stir into creamed mixture.
Spoon half the batter into another bowl.
Stir chocolate syrup into remaining batter.
To the other half of batter, add peppermint extract and enough food coloring to make a medium pink mixture.
Drop each mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into prepared pan, alternating the chocolate and mint batters in a checkerboard pattern.
Gently swirl spatula through checkerboard in a zig-zag pattern to create a marbled effect.
Bake 22 to 25 minutes.
Cool in pan before cutting.
Serve plain or frosted.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3123 Calories from Fat 1515

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 171 g263.3%

Saturated Fat 43.8 g219.2%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 1080.1 mg45%

Total Carbohydrates 372 g124%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.2%

Sugars 258.4 g

Protein 34 g68.3%

Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C 0.37%

Calcium 39.4% Iron 63.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Swirled Mint Brownies Recipe