Candy Cane Brownies

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Makes: 12 brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar 250 mL
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened 75 mL
  • 2 eggs 0
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 175 mL
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder 125 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 250 mL
  • 1/2 tub white frosting 225 g
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes 125 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease an 8-in. square baking dish. Using an electric mixer (stand or hand-held) on medium, cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy, about 5 min. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well combined, about 2 min.

  • Step 2

    In another bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa and salt. With mixer on low, add flour mixture to butter mixture and mix just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread batter in prepared baking dish and bake until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs attached, about 20 min. Let cool completely then evenly spread frosting over brownies, sprinkle with candy canes.

Tip

To make neat squares, place cooled pan of brownies in the freezer for about 15 minutes to firm up, then cut with a sharp kitchen knife.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1 brownie)
  • Calories 330
  • Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Carbs 49 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 125 mg