Peppermint Bars Recipe

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Peppermint Bars

Marjorie Milligan

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@RatherBeCooking

An extravagant dessert of a fudgy brownie layered with peppermint frosting and a rich chocolate glaze. Received this recipe from McCormick.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 family size package fudge brownie mix
2-1/2 cups confectioners sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 7 tablespoons butter, divided
1-1/2 tablespoon heavy cream
1 teaspoon mccormick pure peppermint extract
12 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
crushed peppermint candies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Spread in foil lined 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pan.
2
Cook 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
3
Meanwhile, beat confectioners sugar with 7 tablespoons of melted butter, the cream, and peppermint extract in a large bowl on medium speed with electric mixer until well blended and smooth. Spread evenly over the cooled brownie. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
4
Microwave the Chocolate and the remaining 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American