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Recipe: Santa's Peppermint Brownies


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Transform ordinary brownies into holiday crowd pleasers with this quick and easy topping. You can start with a package brownie mix or your own recipe from scratch.
Makes a great gift!


1- 9 x 9 pan of brownies, baked according to recipe.

Red and white peppermint candies or candy canes

2 cups white chocolate chips

2 freezer weight, gallon size, zip top bags

Directions for the topping

1. Place the peppermints in one of the zip top bags. Squeeze as much air out as possible and seal. Use a rolling pin to crush the peppermints or candy canes. Set aside.

2. Place the white chocolate chips in the other zip top bag and seal.

3. Melt the chips in the microwave on medium heat in 20 second intervals.

4. Rub the bag to combine the chips.

5. Snip one corner off of the bag and squeeze to pipe zig zag designs across the top of the brownies.

6. Sprinkle the crushed peppermints on top of the melted chocolate and let harden.

Makes 12-16 brownies.


About the Authors: Rondi Hillstrom Davis and Janell Sewall Oakes are the co-authors of the award winning book Together: Creating Family Traditions. To check out their website that's jam packed with family ideas, visit



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