Gluten Free Chocolate Mint Brownies

Angie Ison, Eastern Illinois University Graduate Student

 

 

Ingredients:

Brownies:

2

eggs

1

cup granulated sugar

1/2

teaspoon salt

1

teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2

cup melted butter or canola oil

3/4

cup sifted rice flour

1/2

cup sifted cocoa

1/2

cup chopped walnuts

Peppermint Icing

2

tablespoons butter

 

1

cup icing sugar

 

1

tablespoon half-and-half cream

 

1/8

teaspoon peppermint extract

 

Glaze

2

tablespoons butter

 

1/4-1/3

cup chocolate chips

 

 

 

Directions:

  1. Beat together eggs, sugar, vanilla extract and salt for one minute.
  2. Add melted butter or canola oil. Stir well with a wooden spoon (not mixer) so that the sugar is well mixed with the butter or oil. Stir in the sifted flour, cocoa and walnuts Lightly spray or grease a glass 10 by 10 inch baking pan.
  3. Microwave on High for 5- 6 minutes.
  4. When done the top looks dry but will spring back.
  5. In a 1000 watt microwave I recommend baking on medium high for 5- 6 minutes.
  6. Icing Stir together icing ingredients and spread over cooled brownies.
  7. Glaze Melt ingredients together in glass measuring cup in the microwave for about 1 minute on medium.
  8. Drizzle over peppermint icing layer.
  9. Chill and slice.
  10. Makes about 25 squares.

 

Nutrition Information:

Calories:  152 calories

Fat:  8.3 grams

Cholesterol:  31 mg