Gluten-free Peppermint Brownies

Yield: 16 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
These Gluten-free Peppermint Brownies are rich, moist and delicious. These ultra-easy to make brownies are topped with melted dark chocolate and crushed candy canes.
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4 from 4 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 16 ounce (16 ounce) jar organic peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup of honey
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

For the topping

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips or chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325.
  2. In a large bowl, pour peanut butter and mix well with a hand blender or spatula until smooth.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients, except the chocolate chips and mix well to combine.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Grease the baking pan with cooking spray, butter or coconut oil.
  6. Bake for about 20-30 mins or until the brownies are cooked through.

For the topping:

  1. While the brownie is baking add chocolate chips in a heat-proof medium bowl and melt the dark chocolate in a microwave.
  2. Every 20 seconds stir the chocolate and put again in the microwave and continue repeating until the dark chocolate is melted.
  3. Spread evenly over the cooled brownies.
  4. Sprinkle some crushed candy canes on top.
  5. Place them in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes or until the melted dark chocolate is set before cutting into squares.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, cookies and brownies, dairy free, dessert, gluten-free, healthy, paleo, Snacks, Special Diet

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/16) — Calories: 204, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 18mg, Sodium: 164mg, Potassium: 55mg, Carbohydrates: 27g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 23g, Protein: 4g

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