Combine unsweetened chocolate and butter in a small, heavy saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted. Let stand 10 minutes. Beat eggs at medium speed of an electric mixer until thick and lemon colored; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add flour, salt, vanilla, and chocolate mixture; beat at low speed 1 minute. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased and floured 13x9x2 inch pan. Bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; spread Creme de Menthe Frosting (see below) over top. Chill at least 4 hours. Drizzle melted chocolate over frosting or pipe in desired design using metal tip No.3 or 4. Cut into bars immediately. Remove from pan, and chill at least 1 hour. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator. Yield 4 dozen. ----- Creme de Menthe Frosting ----- Combine all ingredients except walnuts in a mixing bowl; beat at high speed of an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in walnuts. Yield: enough for 4 dozen bars. From the Southern Living Cookbook
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (61g)|
|Recipe Makes: 48 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 89 (43%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 9.9g||13 %|
|Saturated Fat 3.3g||17 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2g|
|Cholesterol 97.3mg||30 %|
|Sodium 32.9mg||1 %|
|Potassium 39.4mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 27.8g||8 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.1g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 27.7g|
|Protein 3.1g||4 %|
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Calories per serving: 209
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