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Peppermint Snowmen Brownies is an easy recipe for fudgy homemade brownies topped with a homemade peppermint buttercream frosting and royal icing snowmen. A festive holiday dessert that's fun for kids and grown ups too! #holiday #baking #peppermint #brownies #funforkids #homemadefrosting #Christmas #homemadepeppermintfrosting #homemadebrownies #easyrecipe #dessert #chocolate #swirlsofflavor
Peppermint Snowmen Brownies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Peppermint Snowmen Brownies is an easy recipe for fudgy homemade brownies topped with a homemade peppermint buttercream frosting and royal icing snowmen. A festive holiday dessert that's fun for kids and grown ups too!

Course: Dessert
Keyword: peppermint brownies
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Brownies:
Peppermint Frosting:
Instructions
Brownies:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line 9-inch square or 7" by 11" rectangle baking pan with foil leaving 2-inch overhang. Coat with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Combine butter and unsweetened chocolate in pot over medium heat and cook until melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in granulated sugar, eggs, flour, vanilla and salt, stirring until blended and smooth. Transfer to prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Using foil overhang, lift brownies from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
Peppermint Frosting:
  1. With mixer on medium beat butter until smooth. Gradually add confectioners' sugar and beat until blended. Add milk and peppermint extract and beat until light and fluffy, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.

  2. Frost brownies. Top with cake sparkles. Cut into 12 pieces. Top each piece with a snowman icing decoration.