An extravagant dessert of a fudgy brownie layered with peppermint frosting and a rich chocolate glaze. You'll want to include this in a holiday dessert tray or package for a cookie exchange or gift basket.
Save Recipe Print
Peppermint Bars
Total:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
Makes 36 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
Makes 36 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Spread in greased foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

2. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

3. Meanwhile, beat confectioners' sugar, 7 tablespoons of the butter, cream and peppermint extract in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended and smooth. Spread evenly over cooled brownie. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

4. Microwave chocolate and remaining 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter in large microwave bowl on HIGH 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Spread over top of chilled brownie. Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies, if desired. Cut into bars.

Categories:

Step Inside the Fantasy Kitchen

Take tour of Food Network Fantasy Kitchen with designer Shea McGee.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lemon Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Apple Pie Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Homemade Granola Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Copycat Twix Bars

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Granola Bars

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Lime Meringue Bars

Recipe courtesy of Samantha Seneviratne

Chocolate Butterscotch Caramel Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

"Dance the Night Away" Energy Bars

Recipe courtesy of Damaris Phillips

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Latest Stories