25 Day Holiday Countdown! Day 16: Frosted Peppermint Brownie Cookies

Nandhana Nair

These quick and easy frosted peppermint brownie cookies have the perfect balance of fudge, frosting flavors and peppermint. They will satisfy your cookie and brownie cravings all at once, while also bringing the taste of the holidays!



-½ cup unsalted butter

-1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

-2 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate

-1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

-½ tsp. salt

-½ tsp. baking powder

-2 large eggs

-1 large egg yolk

-⅔ cup packed light brown sugar

-⅓ cup granulated sugar

-1 tsp. vanilla extract

-¼ tsp. peppermint extract


-4 oz. cream cheese softened

-4 tbsp. unsalted butter softened

-½ tsp. peppermint extract

-2 cups powdered sugar

-Crushed peppermint candy canes for topping