Greyston Bakery Merry Minty Brownies Recipe

by Valerie Gray, From Val's Kitchen

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December 8 was National Brownie Day. In celebration the folks at Greyston Bakery offered this recipe to me to share.

Greyston Bakery Merry Minty Brownies


  • 8 oz. Good-quality chocolate (we use Belgian for Do-Goodies, but Ghirardelli or Scharfenberger will do)
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 5 Eggs
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 1 tbs. Vanilla
  • 1 tsp. Peppermint extract
  • 1-1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2-1/2 cups Walnuts, toasted (optional)
  • 1 Paper Doily
  • Confectioners Sugar for dusting

• Preheat oven to 375 degrees
• Grease a 9 x 13 pan
• Melt chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat
• Set aside
• In a mixer, beat eggs, sugar, vanilla and peppermint at high speed for 10 minutes
• Blend flour and salt into chocolate until mixed
• Stir in the nuts, if using
• Pour into prepared pan.
• Bake for 35-40 minutes
• Place doily over each cut brownie and sift confectioners sugar to create ‘snowflake’ pattern
• Serve

About Greyston Bakery

Founded in 1982 in Yonkers, Greyston Bakery produces quality baked goods and desserts. They are the exclusive producer of brownie mix-ins for Ben and Jerry’s brand ice cream as well as many others. The Bakery continues to be a force of self-transformation and community renewal by offering on-site training; fair wages and benefits to more than 50 local residents, regardless of their work history. The Bakery and all Do-Goodie profits support the Foundation’s community development initiatives, including low-income housing, childcare, health services and technology education.

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1 comment

pat. December 14, 2009 - 10:25 am

I love brownies but would probably substitute the mint with nuts.


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