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Chocolate Peppermint Cookie bars

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate peppermint cookie bars, Christmas Candy Bars
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Evelyn

Ingredients

For the Sugar Cookie Layer

For the Brownie Layer

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees and line a 13 X 9-inch baking pan with non-stick aluminum foil.

Sugar Cookie Layer

  • In a bowl, whisk flour and salt
  • In a separate bowl, with a mixer beat melted butter and sugar until fluffy about 2 minutes.
  • Add flour mixture to butter and sugar mixture and beat to combine.
  • Stir in white chocolate chips.
  • Press firmly and evenly into the foil-lined pan
  • Refrigerate 15 minutes

Brownie Layer

  • In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. Beat in melted butter, egg, milk and mint extract. Stir in semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  • Dollop evenly over sugar cookie layer and spread with a spatula dipped in warm water to prevent sticking. (re-dip as needed)

To Make

  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes cool on a wire cooling rack
  • Remove from pan and place on work surface.
  • Meanwhile, melt the remaining (1 1/4 cups) white chocolate chips per package directions.
  • Drizzle or spread over bar cookies
  • Crush candy canes and sprinkle over the top
  • After white chocolate is cooled and hardened, cut into squares