Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies

Makes 12-16 brownies

 

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter

1-1/4 cup white sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

6 peppermint candy canes, crushed
 
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
 
Melt 1/2 cup butter. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Gently stir in 1/3 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, salt and baking powder. Spread batter into prepared pan.
 
Bake in preheated oven for 28-30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with crushed candy canes. Cool for at least 15 minutes before cutting.
 
Enjoy!