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Peppermint Bars

Peppermint Bars

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. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Spread in greased foil-lined 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.
  3. Bake 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  4. 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 30 minutes.
  5. 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.
  6. 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

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