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Mint Chocolate Frosting

Yield Makes 2 cups
Mint chocolate frosting is the perfect topping for homemade chocolate cake.  This simple frosting recipe gets its flavor from mint chocolate morsels, cocoa, and peppermint extract. 

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup mint chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

How to Make It

  1. Microwave morsels in a 1-cup glass measuring cup at HIGH 1 minute or until melted, stirring twice.

  2. Beat butter and melted morsels at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add powdered sugar and cocoa; beat until blended. Add half-and-half and peppermint extract; beat until blended.