The Best Peppermint Chocolate Mousse Brownies by ilonaspassion.com
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Peppermint Chocolate Mousse Brownies

Prep Time8 hrs 58 mins
Cook Time8 hrs 58 mins
Author: Ilona

Ingredients

Brownies

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Mousse

  • 1 brick of cream cheese 8 oz. (room temperature)
  • 1 pkg. small - 113g instant Jell-o chocolate pudding
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp hot water
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 cups thawed cool whip or Truwhip

Extras

  • Peppermint candy canes

Instructions

Brownies

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Prepare 13" x 9" pan with parchment paper.
  • In the pan melt butter, add sugars, cocoa powder and chocolate chips. Melt everything on low heat. Remove from the heat, cool off a little. Add eggs and vanilla extract. Mix until all ingredients are well combined. Fold in flour. Pour the batter into the pan.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool off completely.

Mousse

  • Mix 2 Tbsp. hot water with cocoa powder. Cool off completely.
  • Mix cream cheese, add water with cocoa. Add milk and chocolate jell-o.
  • Fold in cool whip or truwhip.*
  • Spread nicely on the brownies.

Extras

  • Decorate with crushed peppermint candy canes.

Notes

*I find it hard to mix the mousse, so I mix cool whip (truwhip) with all ingredients, it is easier that way to combine all ingredients together.

Nutrition

Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Potassium: 0mg | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg