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Peppermint Brownie Cookie Surprise

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Peppermint Brownie Cookie Surprise

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2011-12-18 Other

This is a peppermint delicacy! Soooo good. A base layer of cookie dough topped with the brownie mix and a layer of peppermint chips and cookies makes for a great Christmas time treat.

  • Servings: 18 squares
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45-60 minutes
  • Total Time: 75-90 minutes

Ingredients:

For The Cookie Dough:
Chocolate Peppermint Andes Cookies
2¼ cups All-purpose Flour
⅓ cup Cocoa Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
½ tsp Salt
1 cup Butter, softened
¾ cup Sugar
¾ cup Light Brown Sugar
2 tsp Peppermint Extract or Creme De Menthe Liqueur
2 Eggs
2 cups "andes Peppermint Crunch" Baking Chips
For The Brownie Batter:
Brownies
½ cup Butter
1 cup White Sugar
2 Eggs
2 tsp Peppermint Extract or Creme De Menthe Liqueur
⅓ cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
½ cup All-purpose Flour
¼ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Baking Powder
1 cup "andes Peppermint Crunch" Baking Chips
1 pkg "candy Cane Joe-joe's" or Mint Oreos
1 cup "andes Peppermint Crunch" Baking Chips &/or 1 Cup of Crushed Peppermint Candy Cane Pieces

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. For cookie dough: Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt, set aside. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and peppermint in large bowl on medium speed until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in Andes chips. Set aside.

3. For brownie batter: In a large microwaveable bowl, melt butter. Remove from microwave, and stir in sugar, eggs, and extract. Beat in cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir in Andes chips. Set aside.

4. Assembly: Use a greased 9 by 13 pan. First layer, add the cookie dough to the pan and spread out in pan to make a solid layer in the pan about 1/2 inch deep. Next, top the cookie dough layer with a layer of Joe-Joe's/Oreos. Final layer, pour the brownie batter over the Oreos to create a solid layer of brownie batter. Top off with sprinkles of Andes chips or peppermint pieces. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

5. Cut and serve warm with ice cream or alone. Enjoy!