Peppermint Bars from McCormick®

Peppermint Bars from McCormick®

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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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1 h servings 196 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 99 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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, beat confectioners sugar, 7 tablespoons of the butter, cream and peppermint extract in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended and smooth. Spread evenly over cooled brownie. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  4. Microwave chocolate and remaining 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter in large microwave 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.



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...

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...