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This delicious brownie tart recipe makes two tarts, so plan to share one with a friend or neighbor this Christmas season.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2005

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Tina Corbett; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
20 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 50 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 (9-inch) tarts
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Microwave chocolate squares in a microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 1 1/2 minutes, stirring at 30-second intervals until melted. Stir until smooth.

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  • Beat 1 cup butter and 2 cups sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Add melted chocolate, beating just until blended.

  • Add flour, beating at low speed just until blended. Stir in vanilla and chocolate morsels. Spread batter evenly into 2 greased and floured 9-inch tart pans with removable bottoms.

  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely on wire racks.

  • Beat 1/2 cup butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar alternately with milk, beating at low speed after each addition. Stir in peppermint oil.

  • Divide butter mixture between each tart, spreading evenly over cooled brownies in pans; cover and chill 1 hour or until firm. Divide Chocolate Glaze evenly between each tart, spreading over chilled butter mixture in pans. Sprinkle crushed peppermint candy around outer edge of each tart.

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