Easy No-Bake Creamy Chocolate Mint Bars

Easy No-Bake Creamy Chocolate Mint Bars

These no-bake chocolate and mint bars include the perfect flavor combinations – a chocolate cookie crust, a creamy layer of mint and melted chocolate morsels on top. Trust us, they will be devoured in minutes!

 

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Easy No-Bake Creamy Chocolate Mint Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 12-oz. pkg., divided
  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks, softened divided
  • 1 3/4 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies about 30 cookies
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons peppermint extract divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 4 drops green food coloring
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. GREASE 9-inch-square baking pan.
  2. MICROWAVE 1/3 cup morsels and 1/3 cup butter in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 30 seconds; STIR. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Stir crushed cookies into melted morsel mixture. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until firm.
  3. MEANWHILE, BEAT 1/3 cup butter, milk, 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract and vanilla extract in medium mixer bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth and creamy. Add food coloring, 1drop at a time, until desired color is reached. Spread powdered sugar mixture evenly over cookie crumb layer.
  4. MICROWAVE remaining 1 2/3 cups morsels, 1/3 cup butter and 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 30 seconds; STIR. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Let stand for 10 minutes. Spread chocolate layer evenly over powdered sugar mixture. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. For easier cutting, allow bars to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.

 

Recipe courtesy and reprinted with permission of Very Best Baking By Nestle