Peppermint Bark Brownies
 
 
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 4 ounce semi-sweet chocolate squares
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Peppermint Bark Topping
  • 10 ounce Wilton Candy Cane Candy Melts -OR-
  • 10 ounce white chocolate morsels or candy melts
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peppermint candies or candy canes
  • 1-2 drops peppermint extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line the bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Melt butter and chocolate in a large microwave safe bowl in 30 second intervals or using a double boiler.
  3. Stir in sugar, then peppermint extract and eggs.
  4. Gradually stir in flour and salt until combined.
  5. Pour into prepared baking pan and bake for 30-35 minutes until tester inserted in the center of brownies come out clean. Cool completely.
  6. Melt candy melts in a medium microwave safe bowl or double boiler. Spread evenly on top of brownies. Place in refrigerator until top hardens.
Notes
For chocolate brownies substitute peppermint extract for 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
Recipe by Mother Thyme at http://www.motherthyme.com/2012/12/peppermint-bark-brownies.html