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.
No 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. Recipe: Caramel-Marshmallow Brownies
Irish Cream Brownies
Need 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.Recipe: Irish Cream Brownies
Chocolate Brownie Recipes
These 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.Recipe: Peppermint-Topped Brownies
Salted Caramel Brownies
If you love old fashioned salted caramels, this brownie is for you. With their rich, indulgent flavors, these layered brownies
are a definite crowd-pleaser.
Studded 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.Recipe: Chunky Chocolate Brownies
Shortbread Caramel Brownie Bars
Made-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.Recipe: Shortbread Caramel Brownie Bars
Spruce 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.Recipe: Caramel-Coconut-Pecan Brownies
Mexican Chocolate Streusel Brownies
Streusel 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.Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Streusel Brownies
Mississippi Mud Brownies
Even if you're not from Mississippi—from the fluffy marshmallows to the chocolate frosting—you'll love these brownies.
The 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.Recipe: Dark Chocolate and Cherry Brownies
Spicy Caramel Brownies
These fudgy brownies have a thick, rich swirl of dulce de leche and a kick from ground red pepper.
Let 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.Recipe: Peanut Butter Candy Bar Brownies
Make 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.
With 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.Recipe: Chocolate-Glazed Brownies
Peanut Butter Streusel Brownies
Streusel topping gives the timeless chocolate-and-peanut butter combo an upgrade in these brownies.
Instant 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.Recipe: Fudgy Mocha-Toffee Brownies
Bourbon-Cream Cheese Brownies
These brownies are a bourbon lovers' dream, sandwiching two layers of a chocolate brownie batter between a bourbon-flavored cream cheese mixture.