Gluten-Free Peppermint Patty Brownies

Turn a simple pan of brownies into a festive holiday treat with an easy peppermint filling and frosting—all gluten free!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free brownie mix
Butter and eggs as called for on brownie box
1/2
cup sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2
teaspoons peppermint extract
2 1/2
to 3 cups gluten free powdered sugar
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line pan with aluminum foil; grease bottom of pan with shortening. Make and bake brownies as directed on box, using butter and eggs, for (8- or 9-inch) square pan. Cool 1 hour.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together sweetened condensed milk and peppermint extract. Beat in enough powdered sugar on low speed of electric mixer until blended and slightly crumbly. Turn mixture onto surface sprinkled with powdered sugar. Knead lightly to form a smooth ball. Pat mixture evenly over top of brownies.
  • 3 Spread frosting over brownies. To serve, remove brownies from pan by lifting on aluminum foil; transfer to cutting board. With long sharp knife, cut into squares, 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Sprinkle frosted brownies with crushed peppermint candies or chopped thin mints.

Betty’s mixes won gold. The Edison Best New Product Awards are given annually and are voted on by a not-for-profit group. Enjoy this recipe using one of the mixes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
49g
49%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.