Peppermint Bars

Peppermint Bars Recipe

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Marjorie Milligan


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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15 Min
15 Min


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

How to Make Peppermint Bars


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Spread in foil lined 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pan.
  • 2Cook 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  • 3Meanwhile, 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.
  • 4Microwave 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.

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About Peppermint Bars

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