Peppermint Brownies

· Pre-heat oven to 350°
· Butter 9 x 13 pan
· Melt 4 squares unsweetened chocolate with 2 cubes butter
· Cool for 5 minutes
· Beat in
o 2 C. sugar
o 4 eggs
o 1 C. flour
o Pinch of salt
o ½ tsp. peppermint extract
o 1 C. chopped pecans (optional)
· Bake for 20-25 minutes or until they pass the toothpick test
· Let cool completely before frosting

· Mix together
o 2 C. powdered sugar
o ½ stick butter softened
o 2 T. evaporated milk or heavy cream
o 1 tsp. peppermint extract
o Red food coloring
· Should be fairly thick
· Frost brownies and then sprinkle with crushed candy canes/peppermint sticks


  1. Nic, these look so good! I'll be trying these out pronto!


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