In small mixer bowl combine sugar, 3/4 cup butter and 1 tablespoon cream. Beat
at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy (1 minute).
By hand, stir in all remaining crust ingredients except chocolate chips.
Press onto bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let stand 2 minutes; spread over crust. Cool for
Meanwhile, in large mixer bowl combine confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup butter,
cream cheese, salt and peppermint extract flavoring. Beat at medium speed, gradually
adding enough whipping cream to reach desired consistency and scraping bowl often,
until smooth (1 to 2 minutes).