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Chocolate Peppermint Brookies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
35 mins

Three layers of chocolate peppermint goodness in one delectable bite!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brookies, christmas slutty brownies
Servings: 24 Bars
Author: Jackie
Cookie Layer
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped candy canes
Brownie Layer
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 ¼ cups granulated white sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs cold
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk or cream
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 10-12 Oreo Cookies
  • Chocolate Ganache:
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (I like milk chocolate)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup cream or half and half
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract optional
Cookie Layer
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Generously spray a 9x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray or line with parchment paper.

  3. Begin by creaming the butter and sugars together.

  4. Add eggs, one at a time mixing well after each addition.
  5. Mix in vanilla.
  6. In a sperate bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt.

  7. Gradually add dry mixture to wet mixture, mixing until just combined.
  8. Stir in chocolate chips and chopped candy canes.
Brownie Layer
  1. In a large bowl, melt butter, oil, sugar, and cocoa powder in the microwave on high for 45 seconds. Remove and stir together. If the choc/butter mixture is not completely melted, put back in microwave for 30 sec. Let sit for about 3 minutes to cool slightly.

  2. Add cold eggs to the batter and whisk rapidly until combined.

  3. Add vanilla, salt, and flour and whisk until smooth.

  4. With a wooden spoon, stir in chocolate chips or chunks and peppermint candies.

  1. Pour brownie batter into the baking dish.
  2. Add a layer of Oreos on top of the brownie batter.
  3. Cover Oreos with dollops of cookie batter.
  4. Bake until knife is inserted and when remove is clean, about 35 minutes.

  5. Cool completely.
To make the ganache, combine chocolate chips, cream and butter in a small pot.
  1. Cook on medium temperature until melted, stirring constantly.
  2. Once done, pour over Brookies and sprinkle with chopped candy canes.
  3. Cool at room temperature for 1 hour to allow chocolate to set or refrigerate for 30 minutes.