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White Chocolate and Peppermint Brownies

Easy Peppermint Brownie recipe with white chocolate frosting and crushed candy canes on top. So much goodness!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 284 kcal
Author Five Silver Spoons


  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, plus more for the pan
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 
 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 
 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 
 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 ounces 2 cups semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 
 cups sugar
  • 4 
 large eggs
  • 2 
 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces 2 cups white chocolate, chopped
  • 2 
 teaspoon canola oil
  • cup chopped candy canes (4 full size)


  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Butter a 13x9 inch baking pan. Line with parchment, Butter the parchment paper on both sides.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter and semisweet chocolate. Microwave on high in 30-second intervals, stirring between each, until melted and smooth. Let cool slightly.
  4. Whisk in the sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth.
  5. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix.
  6. Spread the batter in the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool completely in the pan.
  7. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, microwave the white chocolate and oil in 30-second intervals, stirring between each, until melted and smooth. Spread on top of the cooled brownies with a spatula. Sprinkle with the candies and let set. (It took a few hours for the chocolate to set)
  8. Holding the paper overhang, lift the brownies out of the pan and transfer to a cutting board. Cut into squares.
  9. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
White Chocolate and Peppermint Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 284 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 152mg7%
Potassium 139mg4%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 41mg4%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.