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No Bake Mint Chocolate Bars

These No Bake Mint Chocolate Bars are one of my ALL-TIME favorites! Made up of a no bake graham cracker crust and topped with a creamy mint frosting and chocolate ganache!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 278kcal
Author Ashley Fehr

Ingredients

Base

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut

Filling:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered icing sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • green food coloring

Ganache

  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips or chopped chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  • BaseLine an 8x8" pan with tin foil.
  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, sugar and cocoa and microwave on high for 45 seconds. Stir, and microwave on high another 20-30 seconds if necessary so that all is melted and combined.
  • Let cool 5 minutes and quickly whisk in egg (mixture will thicken as the egg is incoprorated). Stir in graham crumbs and coconut until combined. Press into prepared pan.
  • Filling:With an electric mixer, beat butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk and beat until smooth, adding a little more milk or sugar to reach desired consistency.
  • Add mint extract and green food coloring (as desired). Spread over base in pan.
  • Ganache:In a medium microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate and butter and melt in 20 second intervals on high, stirring each time, until smooth. Pour over filling in pan.
  • Refrigerate until completely set, at least 2-3 hours, before slicing and serving. Store in the refrigerator or freeze for up to a few months.

Nutrition

Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.3mg