Chocolate Mint Bars
Mint chips add a rich, fresh taste to these scrumptious chocolate bars. Make ahead and freeze up to 3 months.
- Yields: 36 bars
- Prep: 30 mins
- Bake: 35 mins 350°F
- Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Prepare Basic Dough; set aside.
- For filling, in a medium saucepan combine chocolate pieces and condensed milk. Cook over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts and vanilla.
- Press about two-thirds of the dough into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Spread with filling. Dot remaining dough over the filling. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes 36 bars.
If desired, substitute semisweet chocolate pieces for the mint-flavor chocolate pieces and add 1/4 teaspoon mint flavoring with the vanilla.
Place cookies in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.