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These Peppermint Frosted Brownies are made from a simple homemade mix, and topped with a cream cheese peppermint frosting that make them delectable! EverydayMadeFresh.com for OHMY-CREATIVE.COM
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Peppermint Frosted Brownies


  • Brownies:
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 + 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds+3 tablespoons water Or 1 egg
  • Frosting:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • 3/4 cup soft peppermints roughly chopped


  • Brownies: (if your using the flax egg, mix the flax seeds and water together first, and set aside)
  • Mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar until thoroughly combined.
  • Stir in your water, vanilla, and flax egg (or egg).
  • Slowly add your dry ingredients to your wet, until mixed well.
  • Pour your batter into a 9X9 inch parchment paper lined baking dish.
  • Bake for 20 to 23 minutes at 350 degrees, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool completely before making the frosting.
  • Frosting:
  • To make the frosting your going to place the softened butter, cream cheese, and mint extract into your bowl, and beat until it's starting to fluff.
  • Slowly add in your powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, until you have beat in all of your powdered sugar, and you have a fluffy and creamy consistency.
  • Fold in 1/4 cup of the chopped peppermints.
  • Frost your brownies, and sprinkle the reminder 1/2 cup of chopped peppermints on top.