CHOCOLATE MINT SQUARES

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December 13, 2016 at 12:01 am  •  Posted in Recipe of the Day by  •  0 Comments

Base:

1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips

½ C light cream or whole milk

½ C icing sugar

½ C chopped walnuts

2 C graham wafer crumbs

1 tsp. vanilla

Filling:

¼ C butter

2 C icing sugar

1 ½ – 2 tbsp. milk

1 tsp. peppermint extract

A few drops of green food colouring

Glaze:

3 squares semi-sweet chocolate

1 tbsp. butter

Base: melt the chocolate chips in the cream over a low heat.  Remove from heat and add the icing sugar, walnuts, graham wafer crumbs and vanilla and mix well.  Press into a 9ʺ pan and chill.

Filling: cream the butter and stir in the icing sugar, milk, peppermint extract and the food colouring and mix well.  Spread over the base.

Glaze: melt together the squares of chocolate and butter.  Spread over the topping.  Refrigerate.

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