Chocolate Peppermint Tray bake

Ingredients

400g double chocolate chip cookies

150g butter

2 tbsp cocoa powder

200g milk chocolate chips

240g icing sugar

125g melted butter

1 tsp peppermint extract

1-2 tbsp milk

Optional green food colouring

 

Method

 

  1. Place the biscuits in a food bag and crush with a rolling pin. Place in a bowl with 50g chocolate chips.
  2. Melt the butter with the cocoa powder and combine with the biscuit mix.
  3. Press firmly into a 9 inch square tray and set in the fridge.
  4. To make the mint layer combine the butter, sieved icing sugar and peppermint extract. If adding colour then add a small amount to the mixture and mix thoroughly until the desired colour is achieved.
  5. Add the milk until you have a thick icing and then smooth over the base. Place back in the fridge to set
  6. Melt the butter and chocolate together in a bowl over simmering hot water. Pour over the mint icing and gently tilt the tin until all the icing is covered.
  7. Leave to set in the fridge.
  8. When set, remove from the fridge and cut into squares with a sharp knife.