Crème de Menthe Bars

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,311


1 1/4 cups butter, divided
1/2 cup cocoa
3 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar, divided
1 beaten egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup green creme de menthe extract
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


Bottom Layer:
In saucepan combine 1/2 cup butter and cocoa. Heat and stir until well blended. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar, egg, and vanilla. Stir in cracker crumbs; mix well. Press into ungreased 9x13-inch pan.

Middle Layer:
Melt 1/2 cup butter. Mix in crème de menthe at low speed of mixer. Beat in remaining 3 cups powdered sugar until smooth. Spread over chocolate layer. Chill 1 hour.

Top Layer:
Combine remaining 1/4 cup butter and chocolate chips. Cook and stir over low heat until melted. Spread over mint layer. Chill 1–2 hours. Store in refrigerator. Freezes well.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,311
Calories from Fat: 612

This Crème de Menthe Bars recipe is from the Best of the Best from the Midwest Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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