Topped with streusel, peppermint, chocolate or just a sprinkle of powdered sugar, these brownies are ultimate showstoppers when it comes to both looks and taste.
Caramel-Marshmallow BrowniesNo matter the brownie recipe, they all have one thing in common: chocolate. So find the secret ingredient you love most (caramel, marshmallows, peanut butter, maybe mocha?) and bake a batch during the holidays.
Irish Cream BrowniesNeed a light way to indulge your chocolate cravings? These scrumptious brownies have just 5 grams of fat. A splash of Baileys Irish Cream complements the intense chocolate flavor, but feel free to substitute other flavored liqueurs such as coffee, raspberry, or almond.
Peppermint-topped BrowniesThese festive peppermint brownies will surely ring in the holiday cheer. Not a fan of mint? Try six other mouth-watering ways to top these beauties.
Salted Caramel BrowniesIf you love old fashioned salted caramels, this brownie is for you. With their rich, indulgent flavors, these layered brownies are a definite crowd-pleaser.
Chunky Chocolate BrowniesStudded with big chunks of chocolate, these brownies could just be the fudgiest on the planet. Keep a stash in the freezer for when chocolate cravings strike, or make a rich dessert by topping warm brownies with a scoop of vanilla, coffee, or caramel ice cream.
Shortbread Caramel Brownie BarsMade-from-scratch brownies, cookie dough, and gooey caramel are layered to make what's sure to be a hit at your holiday cookie exchange. If you're short on time, substitute store-bought cookie dough and brownie mix to make the process quick and easy.
Caramel-Coconut-Pecan BrowniesSpruce up that plain brownie recipe with a gloriously chewy, crunchy topping of shredded coconut, chopped pecans, and condensed milk. It's like a brownie and candy bar all rolled into one.
Mexican Chocolate Streusel BrowniesStreusel toppings may be more common on pies and coffeecake, but they taste uncommonly good on top of chewy chocolate brownies, particularly when the streusel is a mix of Mexican chocolate, cinnamon, and brown sugar.
Mississippi Mud BrowniesEven if you're not from Mississippi—from the fluffy marshmallows to the chocolate frosting—you'll love these brownies.
Dark Chocolate and Cherry BrowniesThe brownie version of chocolate-covered cherries, these cakey gems are a snap to make. Keep a jar of cherry preserves and a bag of chocolate chips in the pantry and bake up a batch in just 25 minutes.
Spicy Caramel BrowniesThese fudgy brownies have a thick, rich swirl of dulce de leche and a kick from ground red pepper.
Peanut Butter Candy Bar BrowniesLet the kids help with this one! Made with crushed peanut butter sandwich cookies, chocolate peanut butter cups, crushed peanut butter candy bars, chocolate chips, coconut, and condensed milk, it's the quintessential brownie for those who love a splash of chocolate with their peanut butter.
Cappuccino-Frosted BrowniesMake these brownies for your next office party. Your co-workers will love you and your boss might give you a raise just because of the Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting.
Chocolate-Glazed BrowniesWith deep dark chocolate flavor plus creamy chocolate icing (and ingredients you probably have on hand), this is the ultimate go-to brownie for last-minute pot lucks and holiday gatherings.
Fudgy Mocha-Toffee BrowniesInstant coffee granules combine with chocolate for a rich mocha-flavored brownie that's sprinkled with crunchy toffee chips. If you have any leftovers (highly unlikely, but possible), wrap them in foil and pop them in the freezer. They'll keep for up to four months.