The gist of these Andes mint brownies is a simple brownie batter infused with chunks of minty, sweet, chocolatey Andes squares.

cup up Andes Mint brownies on a blue plate

I love me some brownies and this was yet another excellent version of the delicious, classic treat.

Basically the gist is a simple (fudgy and decadent) brownie batter infused with chunks of minty, sweet, chocolatey Andes squares.

I didn’t know this would happen when I was shoving them in the oven, but after baking, the morsels of Andes mints all sank down near the bottom of the brownies.

Initially, I was disappointed, but after the brownies cooled and we inhaled them, I loved the yumminess of biting into the soft, chewy brownie and then getting a refreshing wave of smooth, minty crust on the bottom.


nine cut up mint brownies on a blue plate

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Andes Mint Brownies

Yield: 9X13-inch pan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 package Andes mints (24-28 mints)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9X13-inch pan with foil and lightly grease with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa and salt. Set aside.
  3. Unwrap all the mints and coarsely chop. Set aside.
  4. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt the butter. Remove from the heat and add the sugar, stirring well to combine. Whisk in the vanilla and then the eggs. Blend well.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Gently stir in the chopped Andes mints. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 32-35 minutes, until the brownies are set in the middle but not overbaked. Let cool completely, slice into squares and serve.

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Recipe Source: adapted from this recipe