Mint Swirl Brownies

Mint Swirl Brownies
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1 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chopped nuts
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate squares, melted and cooled
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 -5 drops green food coloring
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate squares
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons boiling water ( aprox)

Cream together cream cheese, butter and sugar, beat in eggs.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into creamed mixture.
Spoon half of the batter into another bowl; stir in nuts and chocolate.
Drop chocolate batter from tablespoon checkerbord fashion into greased 9X9X2 inch baking pan.
To remaining batter, stir in extrast and food coloring.
spoon green batter into open spaces in baking pan.
Swirl with spatula to marble; do not over stir.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
Glaze: Melt chocolate and butter over low heat; stir constantly.
Remove from heat; stir in powder sugar and vinilla till crumbly.
Blend in enough boiling water till pouring consistency.
Pour glaze over top and cut into bars.

Servings: 24

Time preparation: 30 min.

Time total: 60 min.

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