I couldn’t resist sharing one more holiday recipe, especially after I created these Peppermint Bark Brownies. These chewy homemade chocolate brownies are simply divine. Top them with white chocolate or if you are lucky to find Candy Cane Candy Melts at the craft store, you have one amazing brownie.
I had this crazy idea when I was tossing ideas around for making peppermint bark and I thought it would be a great combination with brownies. Indeed it is. What I also love is you can easily swap out the peppermint extract for vanilla extract and use any flavor of candy melts. I like to use an entire bag of candy melts so you get a nice thick layer of bark on the brownies. For fun you could even do a layer of melted milk chocolate. Let that harden, then top with the candy cane layer. You should know when you are cutting these, the chocolate may crack a little like in the pictures, but I think it just adds to the character of these brownies. Just use a sharp knife and if you cut slow, most should remain intact.
If you are a fan of my Nutella Brownies, meet the chocolate version. These always hit the spot, even if you are in the mood for just a brownie without the bark topping. They can be easily made in one bowl and the end result is an irresistible brownie perfect for any occasion.
From my family to yours, wishing you a very Merry Christmas!
Melt butter and semi-sweet chocolate squares in large microwave safe bowl or double boiler.
Add in sugar.
Flour and salt. Stir until combined.
Pour into prepared baking pan and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-35 minutes. Cool, top with melted chocolate and place in refrigerator until chocolate hardens.Print