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Peppermint Bars from McCormick®

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars
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"An extravagant dessert of a fudgy brownie layered with peppermint frosting and a rich chocolate glaze. You'll want to include this in a holiday dessert tray or package for a cookie exchange or gift basket."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 250
Original recipe yields 36 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Spread in greased foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  2. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  3. Meanwhile, for the Filling, beat confectioners' sugar, melted butter, cream, peppermint extract and Berry color in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended and smooth. Spread evenly over cooled brownie. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  4. For the Glaze, microwave chocolate and remaining 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Spread over top of chilled brownie. Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies, if desired. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 250 calories; 12.2 36 1.7 20 115 Full nutrition

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Excellent recipe. Tastes as good as it looks. I also used about half of the glaze mix as others suggested. A thinner layer of the glaze was plenty. I brought some to a party and put the remainde...

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So it looked beautiful. But it seemed like a lot of steps to create a dessert that's a bit too sweet (which I RARELY say), and kind of difficult to eat. Cool idea, though. I may try again, & edi...

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Excellent recipe. Tastes as good as it looks. I also used about half of the glaze mix as others suggested. A thinner layer of the glaze was plenty. I brought some to a party and put the remainde...

I really like these. I disagree with the other reviews that say the top layer is too thick? I did make this in the 15x10 inch pan called for and believe the chocolate layer is just fine. I didn'...

I'm not one for brownie mix, so I made the brownies from scratch using Best Brownies. They turned out delicious, however I think the chocolate topping was too thick. I would recommend maybe usin...

it was an amazing dessert my family loved it

so good!!!!

These were very yummy and easy to make. I only used half of the chocolate and butter called for in the final layer as well. The only thing with doing this was you have to work quick to cover th...

These taste just like a giant Andes chocolate! So, if you like that, you'll love these..otherwise, not so much!

So it looked beautiful. But it seemed like a lot of steps to create a dessert that's a bit too sweet (which I RARELY say), and kind of difficult to eat. Cool idea, though. I may try again, & edi...

I followed the advice of cutting the glaze in half and they turned out great. My Italian mother-in-law used to own a restaurant and I never try to keep up with her as far as cooking goes. Howe...