Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

There is something about the combination of dark chocolate and peppermint that makes it just right. These are great to take as gifts.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Bottom layer

  • 2 unsweetened chocolate squares
  • 12 cup butter
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 dash salt
  • 12 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 12 cup flour
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 cup chopped walnuts or 12 cup pecans (optional)
  • Filling

  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • 12 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Topping

  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease 9 in.
  3. square pan.
  4. Bottom layer: Melt chocolate and butter.
  5. Beat eggs until frothy and stir in sugar, chocolate mixture and extract.
  6. Add salt, flour and nuts.
  7. Mix well and pour into 9" pan.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Cool.
  10. Filling: Mix ingredient until fluffy and spread on cooled cake layer.
  11. Let cool until firm.
  12. Topping: Melt and drizzle over the firm filling.
  13. Cool in the refrigeratoe for 15 minutes.
  14. Using a knife dipped in hot water, cut into strips.

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