Basin Harbor Club and Resort Lake Champlain, Vermont

12 Days of Cookies: Day 9

Posted on December 20, 2013

12 Days of Cookies
 
Day 9
A New Mint Brownie
Sugar Cookie Layer
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup white chocolate chipsBrownie Layer
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup mint extract
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips1/2 cup white chocolate chips
10 starlight mints, crushed
Sugar cookie layer
In a bowl, whisk flour and salt. In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar for 2 minutes, until fluffy. Add flour and beat to combine. Stir in white chocolate chips. Press firmly and evenly (the flat side of a measuring cup works well) into foil-lined pan. Refrigerate 15 minutes.Brownie layer
In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, sugar and salt. Beat in melted butter, egg, milk and mint extract. Stir in semisweet chocolate chips. Dollop evenly over sugar cookie layer and spread with a spatula dipped in warm water (re-dip spatula as necessary to prevent sticking).Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool. Remove from pan by lifting foil. Place on work surface.
Melt white chocolate chips per package directions. Drizzle over bar cookies. Sprinkle with crushed mints. Allow chocolate to harden and slice into 36 pieces.