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Frosted Peppermint Brownies

These frosted peppermint brownies are easy to whip up are perfect on a plate for holiday entertaining!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Aunt Mar June :)



  • 4 squares unsweetened chocolate or 4 T cocoa
  • 1 c butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint flavoring
  • 1 1 2 c flor
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 c nuts optional


  • 4 T soft butter
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp mint flavoring go light on this if you have peppermint chips on top!


  • BROWNIES: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Lightly grease a 9" x 13" pan.
  • Melt chocolate and butter and cool.
  • Add eggs, sugar, flour and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Add peppermint flavoring and nuts.
  • Bake the brownies for 20-35 minutes, until a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove them from the oven, and cool completely before frosting.


  • Beat butter, powdered sugar, milk and flavoring.
  • Cool in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Once completed cooled, smother with frosting then sprinkle peppermint chips on top.
  • Enjoy!

GLAZE (optional)

  • Melt chocolate and butter; beat until smooth.
  • Frost cooled brownies with green frosting, drizzle glaze around top.


Note: Try halving the mint/peppermint oil suggestion and add more a bit at a time until it's the right amount of flavor for your palate. Also, nix the chips and add green food coloring to the frosting for a St. Patrick's Day treat! :)