Frosted Peppermint Brownies

Easy brownie-mix brownies get dressed up for the holidays with frosting and crushed peppermint candy.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
Water, oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
1
cup plus 2 tablespoons Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy creamy white frosting (from 16 oz container)
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon mint or peppermint extract
Green or pink food color
Peppermint or spearmint candies, crushed, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 8-inch or 9-inch square pan with cooking spray or shortening. Make brownies as directed on box. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Stir together frosting, 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon extract and food color until smooth. Spread frosting evenly over brownies. Sprinkle with crushed candies. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.

Expert Tips

Cut brownies into bite-size pieces and serve in holiday paper liners for easy dessert pickups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.