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Pppermint Christmas Brownies
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5 from 8 votes

Peppermint Christmas Brownies

Delicious, fudgy, decadent brownies, are perfect for a Christmas treat.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Resting time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Brownies, Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies, Peppermint Christmas Brownies
Author: Enri

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. unsweetened chocolate,coarsely chopped (I used Ghirardelli premium baking bar)
  • cups 3 sticks of  butter
  • 2 ½   cups of sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 Tsp. peppermint extract
  • 1 Tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup of sweet ground chocolate and cocoa, I used Ghirardelli
  • 2 bags Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses coarsely chopped, divided

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease and flour a 9×13-inch glass baking dish. 
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat, melt the butter and the chocolate.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs and  sugar with an electric mixer on a medium speed for 1 minute.
  • Reduce the speed, add peppermint and vanilla extracts, the flour and beat until well incorporated, 1 more minute.
  • Add the chocolate powder and keep beating.
  • Add the melted butter and chocolate and mix well, 1 more minute.
  • Put half of the chocolate batter in the prepared baking mold.
  • Sprinkle half of the Candy Cane Kisses.
  • Pour the rest of the chocolate batter.
  • Bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out clean.
  • Transfer the mold to a wire rack and sprinkle the rest of the Candy Cane Kisses.
  • Let cool down completely  before cutting into squares.