Brownie Peppermint Cookies

This is a delicious cookie on it’s own, but the peppermint and chocolate are divine together in this holiday version!

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 (18.3 oz) pkg brownie mix
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 recipe vanilla cream frosting, recipe follows
  • 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy canes
  • VANILLA CREAM FROSTING
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a cookie sheet and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together brownie mix, flour, brown sugar and salt. Add in eggs and milk and stir with a large spoon.
  3. Add in melted butter, vanilla and peppermint extract, stir until well blended. Spoon dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet (you can fit 12 per sheet).
  4. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before frosting.
  5. VANILLA CREAM FROSTING
  6. In a large mixing bowl, with an electric mixer, whip together sugar, butter and cream until fluffy. Stir in vanilla and salt, blend well.
  7. Once cool, frost each cookie and sprinkle with crushed candy canes.

Notes

For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Cooking Classy.

http://www.localparent.ca/local_parent/food/special-occasions/brownie-peppermint-cookies/

Author: Cooking Classy

Recipe and photo courtesy Cooking Classy.

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