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Recipe Card - The Easiest Peppermint Browniespsd

The Easiest Peppermint Brownies

  • Author: Amanda Prince
  • Total Time: 45 Minutes
  • Yield: 16 Brownies 1x


This is the easiest recipe for peppermint brownies ever!  A festive holiday dessert, these peppermint brownies are sure to be a chocolately treat everyone will enjoy during the holidays.


  • 1 box of your favorite brownie mix
  • all the ingredients needed to prepare recipe on back of brownie box
  • Peppermint Joe Joes from Trader Joes, or your favorite peppermint chocolate cookie
  • ¼  tsp peppermint extract, or 4 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • optional:  crushed candy cane or festive sprinkles for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.  Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper, or grease, and set aside.
  2. Prepare brownie mix as directed on back of the box.  Add peppermint extract (or essential oil), and mix well.  Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan.  Add a layer of peppermint Joe Joes, spacing them out evenly.  Pour the remaining batter over top and spread evenly.  Top with festive sprinkles or crushed candy cane.
  3. Bake according to package directions, about 25-35 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25-35 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert, Winter, Holiday
  • Method: Baking

Keywords: Peppermint Brownies, Holiday Dessert, Christmas Dessert, Chocolate, Easy Recipe