Rich chocolate and cool peppermint come together to create soft, chewy, delectable brownies in this Double Delight Chocolate Peppermint Brownies recipe.
Baking is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. It’s also one of my favorite gifts to give to my close friends and family. After all, nothing shows how much you care as much as a homemade holiday treat. Especially when that treat is my Double Delight Chocolate Peppermint Brownies!
While holiday cookies are a staple this time of the year, it’s fun to change things up every now and then. That’s why these Double Delight Chocolate Peppermint Brownies are one of my favorite holiday treats to make.
Not only are these brownies incredibly easy to make, but the recipe calls for a just a few common ingredients. Plus, they can be ready in 40 minutes or less!
HOW TO MAKE DOUBLE DELIGHT CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT BROWNIES
This heavenly holiday brownie recipe combines the best of both worlds: rich chocolate and cool peppermint! Of course the holidays aren’t the only time you can make these brownies. In fact these brownies taste so good, you’ll definitely want to enjoy them more than once a year!
Kitchen Tools You May Need
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- 9 x 9 square pan
- mixing bowl
- countertop mixer or handheld mixer
- snack bag or disposable icing bag – for adding the chocolate syrup
INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE DOUBLE DELIGHT CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT BROWNIES
One of my favorite things about this brownie recipe is that you can either use your favorite made-from-scratch brownie recipe, or you can use a boxed mix.
I opted to use a boxed mix. If you do the same, remember you will also need the ingredients called for on that box.
You will find the full ingredients and directions in the free printable recipe card at the end of this post.
- 1 box Brownie Mix OR your favorite homemade brownie recipe
- if using a brownie mix: the ingredients that mix calls for (usually water, vegetable oil and egg)
- 1/4 cup or less of chocolate syrup
- 4 tbsp. crushed peppermint – if you can’t find any crushed peppermint, just grab a few candy canes or peppermint discs and crush them yourself.
INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THESE BROWNIES
Making these Double Delight Chocolate Peppermint Brownies is a cinch!
Step One: Bake Brownies
Begin by baking the brownies in a 9″ x 9″ square pan according to your recipe or the instructions on the box. Once the brownies are finished baking, allow them to cool completely.
Step Two: Add Chocolate Syrup
Next, pour a small amount of the chocolate syrup into a snack bag and snip off a tiny corner. This makes it easier to control the amount of chocolate as you do not want too much. Now drizzle some of the syrup over the brownies.
Step Three: Add Peppermint
Follow the chocolate syrup with a sprinkling of crushed peppermint. The syrup will help hold the peppermint on the top of the brownies.
Step Four: More Chocolate
Then finish off with another drizzle of chocolate syrup.
And that’s it! You are done! See, I told you it was incredibly easy!
Pro Tip: I always let the brownies sit for least 15 minutes before serving so the syrup will set a bit.
These soft and chewy, chocolatey peppermint brownies not only make a great sweet treat for the entire family to enjoy, but they also make an amazing homemade gift! After all not many people can resist that heavenly combination of chocolate and peppermint!
MORE WINTER HOLIDAY RECIPES
Looking for more delicious and unique holiday recipes? If you liked this simple holiday recipe, then I believe you’ll love these other Christmas and Hanukkah recipes!
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- 1 box Brownie Mix, or your favorite brownie recipe
- 1/4 cup or less of chocolate syrup
- 4 tbsp. crushed peppermint
- Any ingredients the boxed mix calls for
- Begin by baking the brownies in a 9" x 9" square pan according to your recipe or the instructions on the box.
- Next, pour a small amount of the chocolate syrup into a snack bag and snip off a tiny corner. Now drizzle some of the syrup over the brownies.
- Follow with a sprinkling of crushed peppermint.
- Finish off with another drizzle of chocolate syrup.
- Serve and enjoy.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 99Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 39mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.