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Decadent layers of fudgy brownies, peppermint topping and white chocolate make this Peppermint White Chocolate Brownies recipe perfect for the holidays. The secret is a brownie mix but the recipe tastes homemade.

White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies stacked
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I’m cheating on this recipe because I am using a boxed brownie mix, but you can easily use my homemade brownie recipe.  Either will work great. This Easy Dessert Recipe is one of my favorites to make for Christmas.

We also love making these Reindeer Brownies and Christmas Brownies for all of our holiday parties and dessert trays. If love making brownies for the holidays or for any special occasion, make these simple ingredients peppermint brownies.

Why This Recipe Works:

These peppermint bark brownies are always a hit at every party I take them too. The layers of brownie, melted white chocolate and crushed peppermint candy makes the best dessert. If you love peppermint flavoring, then this recipe is a must try.

If you enjoy this recipe, I hope you also try our delicious Peppermint Bark Recipe.  It’s easy to make and perfect for the holidays or to give as gifts.

Ingredients:

White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies ingredients - brownie mix, eggs, oil, peppermint extract, melting chips, candy canes

For the full list of ingredients and recipe, scroll to the bottom for the recipe card.

Variations Ideas:

  • White Chocolate Layer – Feel free to use white chocolate chips or white chocolate frosting instead of melting chips.
  • Extract – If you prefer, you can omit the peppermint extract and add in vanilla extract or mint extract.
  • Chocolate Topping – For even more chocolate flavor you can drizzle chocolate ganache or Ghirardelli for delicious flavor.

Step by Step Instructions:

Combine brownie mix ingredients with peppermint extract

Step 1 – Prepare brownie mix according to box directions, but add ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract in a large mixing bowl.

Baked brownies in a baking pan

Step 2 – Bake brownie batter according to package and allow brownies to cool.

Melting white chocolate chips in a bowl

Step 3 – Melt candy chips by microwaving for 60 seconds then stirring and repeating until melted and smooth. 

Melted white chocolate chips in a bowl

Step 4 – If you used white chips, add ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract to melted chips and stir to mix.

Topping the brownie and white chocolate chips with crushed peppermint

Step 5 – Quickly spread melted candy evenly over top of brownies and sprinkle with crushed mints. 

Sliced brownies on a parchment paper

Step 6 – Cut the brownies before the chocolate sets. Then serve and enjoy.

Recipe Tips:

  • Prepared Pan – Prepare the baking dish by spraying with cooking spray or lining with parchment paper. This makes it easy to remove and slice.
  • Melting Chocolate – Use a microwave-safe bowl to melt the melting chips for best results. Melt in 30 second intervals stirring after each time.
Slice of white chocolate peppermint brownies on a plate

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Cut Brownies:

For best results, we recommend removing brownies from the baking pan with the parchment paper. Then slice the brownies before the white chocolate has cooled. This allows you to have clean slices.

How To Store Leftovers:

Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 4 days. Make sure stored in an airtight container or covered with plastic wrap.

White chocolate peppermint brownies stacked on a plate

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Peppermint White Chocolate Brownies

5 from 7 votes
Looking for Christmas desserts? You are going to love this White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies Recipe, one of the perfect Christmas treats.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cool 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 431

Ingredients

  • 1 box Fudge Brownie Mix
  • Eggs (per box directions)
  • Oil (per box directions)
  • 1/2 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 10 oz Peppermint Melting Chips or White chocolate melting Chips
  • 1/4 cup crushed Candy Canes or Starlight Mints
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Instructions

  • Prepare brownie mix according to box directions, but add ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract.
  • Allow brownies to cool.
  • Melt candy chips by microwaving for 60 seconds then stirring and repeating until melted and smooth.
  • If you used white chips, add ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract to melted chips. and stir to mix.
  • Quickly spread melted candy evenly over top of brownies and sprinkle sith crushed mints.
  • Cut before the chocolate sets up.

Recipe Notes

If you are making these for a cookie exchange or to add to your holiday spread, I would cut these up into small pieces so everyone can have a little bit of everything.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 431kcal, Carbohydrates 50g, Protein 4g, Fat 23g, Saturated Fat 13g, Cholesterol 28mg, Sodium 136mg, Potassium 144mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 33g, Vitamin A 50IU, Calcium 19mg, Iron 2.8mg

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