Mint Julep Brownies
Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from stove and dry ingredients, mixing well. Add bourbon and crème de menthe, stirring, then one egg at a time until all blended.
Strawberry Mint Juleps
For the strawberry syrup: simmer together 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of water and 1 cup of quartered fresh strawberries without the green for 5 minutes. Strain and chill syrup.
In a cocktail shaker without ice, muddle together 6-8 mint leaves, 3 strawberries (quartered, without stems) and simple syrup. Add bourbon and ice and shake. Strain into a mint julep cup and pack the cup with crushed. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs and a strawberry.