Peppermint Brownie Cookies

I’m headed to a cookie party tonight!

So excited to take these new Peppermint Brownie Cookies!  I’ve actually been working on this recipe. It started out as a cookie sandwich I was going to try to make and man oh man that did not work well!  It was soo much work and I’m just not into that!

This recipe uses a boxed brownie mix.  Let me just be honest and say you need to use the Betty crocker mix.  The two I tried were the Ghirardelli mix and the Betty Crocker mix – and the BC mix definitely won!  Oh and it’s cheaper! Yippee for that 🙂

They took me about an hour to make just because I had one pan cooking 8 at a time and I needed to cook 24.  If you had a larger sheet pan – they should only take you about 20 minutes.

What I love most about these cookies, especially for a Christmas party, is that they are super festive with peppermint on them and they are a bit different then the shortbread cookie, the chocolate chip cookie, or the gingerbread man.  Oh and have I told you that Brownies are my favorite?  Which mean – this recipe is right up my alley.

I have an IGTV episode on Instagram if you want to watch it 🙂 otherwise the recipe is below!

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

The simplest ingredients – all mixed together!  no creaming of any ingredients, just throw and stir!

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

After you get it all mixed up – you will notice it’s super sticky!

This is where if you don’t have a cookie scoop, stop and go buy one!  They are less than $10 and really need to be used for this recipe. I was able to git 8 to a pan, but as you can see my pan is small, you will cook these at 350 for 8 minutes.  Please don’t overcook or they will not be good!

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

Once you take them out, take chocolate almond bark (or vanilla if that is your jam) and drizzle it on top.  Note: for 24 cookies I only needed 1/4 of a large block of almond bark.

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

You see how I coated it pretty well?  Don’t make it super thin or the peppermint won’t stick.

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

Crush up the peppermint using a ziplock bag and something hard to crush the candy canes!  What I noticed is that the cookies are a lot prettier when you have red pieces on them… so I went back and added some red bits – but I think that just depends on what type of Candy Cane you grab, which means definitely don’t grab peppermint candies because they are super white.

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

I placed the peppermint brownie cookies on this adorable marble and gold platter from Walmart.  Find it here. Isn’t it cute!  The gold placemat under the cookies is from Target, find that here.

If you make these Peppermint Brownie cookies, let me know below!  Super excited about hearing about your cookie parties this season!!!

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Brownie Peppermint Cookies

Peppermint Brownie Cookies

  • Author: Abby Turner
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 12 cookies 1x


These Brownie Peppermint Cookies will totally transform your idea of a Holiday Cookie and will be the best cookie any cookie party you go to!  Your friends will eat them up!


  • 1 Betty Crocker Brownie mix (I used the Triple Brownie Fudge one)
  • 1/2c flour
  • 1/2c mini chocolate chips
  • 5 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 eggs

Chocolate Drizzle:

  • 1/4c of chocolate (or vanilla) almond bark

Peppermint Toppings:

  • 8 candy canes


  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Mix all ingredients for the Brownies.
  3. Scoop 2 tbsp scoops onto cookie sheet
  4. Bake for 6-8 minutes – do not over bake, cookie should be cooked on top.
  5. While cookies cool, melt the almond bark according to package instructions.
  6. Drizzle on cooled cookies and immediately after sprinkle crushed peppermint on top.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Dessert

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I’m Abby, and I’m all about setting the table every day and making a simple dinner with easy recipes to enjoy with friends. The inspiration you’ll find here are simple and meant to encourage you to declutter your table and invite friends over! I spend my days working as a marketer for a retail company and dreaming of dinner time. I really hope that through A Table Top Affair you will find a newfound love for your kitchen and that relationships would be formed around your table.

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