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Peppermint-Fudge Brownie Mix

This mix is so pretty when packaged as a gift, with the crushed peppermints sparkling against the dark chocolate colors. I like to print the baking instructions neatly on an index card to include with the mix, and decorate with Christmas stickers. —Barbara Burge, Los Gatos, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

  • In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer flour, cocoa, sugar, chocolate chips and peppermint candies, pressing down to fit if needed. Cover and store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (about 4 cups mix).
  • To prepare brownies: Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, until blended. Gradually add brownie mix, mixing well. If desired, stir in walnuts. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 brownie: 207 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • carolerey
    Dec 5, 2014

    I made these brownies and they were very good. I thought the peppermint flavor could have been stronger, though. My friend tried putting the ingredients indicated in a quart jar and they didn't fit!