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.
1 package (family-size) fudge brownie mix
2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 7 tablespoons butter, divided
Prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Spread in greased foil-lined
15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.
Bake 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out almost
clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
Meanwhile, beat confectioners’ sugar, 7 tablespoons of the butter, melted,
cream and peppermint extract in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed
until well blended and smooth. Spread evenly over cooled brownie. Refrigerate
Microwave chocolate and remaining 1/2 cup (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.
Yield: 36 servings Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 15 mins
Nutritional information (amount per servings) Total Calories: 220 Sodium:
91mg Fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 26g Cholesterol: 24mg Protein: 2g Fiber: 1g