Chocolate Ganache -Frosted Peppermint Bark Brownies
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Frosted Peppermint Bark Brownies

Frosted Peppermint Bark Brownies are fudgy brownies topped with peppermint cream cheese frosting, creamy chocolate ganache & crisp peppermint bark! Mmmm!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownie, peppermint
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Chill 30 minutes
Servings 24 brownies

Ingredients

Brownie Layer

  • 1 box brownie mix + package ingredients usually eggs, oil, water

Frosting

  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter - softened
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract

Ganache

  • 1-1/2 cups mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter

Topping

  • 1/4 cup candy canes – crushed
  • 6 squares peppermint bark – chopped

Instructions

Brownies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare the brownies to the package directions for a 9×13 baking pan. Bake per instruction on box.
  • Allow the brownies to cool before decorating.

Frosting

  • While the brownies are cooling, combine the confectioner's sugar, butter, cream and peppermint extract in a large mixing bowl.
  • Spread over cooled brownies.
  • Place frosted brownies in the refrigerator so that the frosting can firm up before adding the ganache.

Ganache

  • While the frosted brownies are chilling, make the ganache by combining chocolate chips and butter in a small saucepan.
  • Heat over low, stirring constantly until completely melted & silky smooth.
  • Pour over frosted brownies and smooth out into an even layer with an offset or silicone spatula.

Topping

  • Chop the peppermint bark and crush the candy canes before sprinkling over the top of the brownies.