I am seeing a whole lot of green and couldn’t be happier about it. Over the weekend, I finally managed to whip up a recipe fit for St. Patrick’s Day and since this was my first “green” recipe this year, I couldn’t help but stuff as many things as could possibly fit into these blondies.
Chocolate and Mint is one of my very favorite flavor combos. So I may or may not have gone a bit overboard at my weekly grocery trip last week. I basically filled the cart with my go-to mint candies – Dark Chocolate Covered Mint M&M’s, Andes, and last but certainly not least Mint Oreos. The lady at the checkout gave me a huge smile as she scanned all of my green treasures, which led me to believe that buying that much candy during one trip is perfectly acceptable and that I might not be the only one going a little overboard with all things mint this time of year :).
I doubt that stuffing anything with all of that fabulous candy could yield something less than delicious, but these blondies are the perfect vehicle to let chocolate and mint shine. [Read more...]