Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites are fast and easy to make with no added frosting, cream cheese, or melted candy!  A great alternative to cake pops and the classic chocolate truffle. 

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites | URBAN BAKES

Today’s post will be a short one mainly for the reason that we’re now 4 days from Christmas, I haven’t done my shopping yet, and I need to get my tail out to the stores ASAP before the rain hits!  Technically, I have only 3 days since my family celebrates it on the Eve with a dinner around 6 followed by drinks and dessert and then the opening of gifts by midnight.  I think this is only common in the Hispanic culture because I don’t know of many others who celebrate Christmas this way.  Just curious, how do you celebrate yours?

Before I go, one of the most important things to remember about these brownie bites is that this is one heck of an easy recipe.  It can made on the fly about an hour or two before guests arrive or you can make it ahead of time.  To make things even easier, you can use boxed brownie mix.  Just don’t forget the espresso to make it mocha.

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites | URBAN BAKES

Plus, they’re perfect for any occasion.  I used peppermint candies to keep up with the Winter/Christmas theme but you can certainly use another crushed candy to substitute, and the espresso is optional.  Don’t forget, not only can the bites be displayed a nice addition on a dessert table, these could be boxed as a small gift too!

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites | URBAN BAKES

If you enjoyed this recipe, consider commenting & rating below. I love to see your feedback and help answer any questions. Don’t forget to check below for related recipes.

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites | URBAN BAKES

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites


  • Author: URBAN BAKES
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 dozen 1x

Description

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites are fast and easy to make with no added frosting, cream cheese, or melted candy!  A great alternative to cake pops and the classic chocolate truffle. 


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons espresso
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup peppermint candy, crushed

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8 x 8 baking pan with aluminum foil leaving extra foil hang over two opposite sides for easy removal. Grease and flour bottom and sides of the foil; set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, melt butter in microwave on HIGH for 30 second; stir. Reheat for another 15 seconds if necessary until fully melted.
  3. Whisk in sugar, cocoa and espresso. Beat in eggs and vanilla, about 1 minute.
  4. Using a rubber spatula, fold in flour until flour until completely blended in cocoa. Spread batter evenly into lined pan.
  5. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Allow brownies to cool to room temperature. Trim edges and flaky top crust for a smoother brownie bite, if desired.
  7. Break the soft brownie into small parts and roll into 1-inch balls. Dip each ball into crushed peppermint to coat and place into a small candy or cupcake liner to serve. ENJOY!

Notes

Keep in mind, the fudgier the brownie, the “stickier” it will be to allow the crushed candy to adhere.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: peppermint, brownie bites. mocha


More Peppermint Recipes


LATEST POSTS

  • Blueberry Lemon Thyme Muffins
    Fragrant meyer lemons and the richness yogurt brings to these Blueberry Lemon Thyme Muffins will create a delightful start to your morning breakfast. Don’t forget to include the crumb topping and lemon thyme glaze for a zesty sweet finish.
  • Truffle and Mushroom White Pizza with Arugula
    A little truffle oil, glaze and fancy greens is enough to upscale your next pizza! Truffle and Mushroom White Pizza with Arugula is a three-cheese pizza, made in 30 minutes and is sure to impress.
  • Pasta with Gruyère Ground Beef
    Pasta with Gruyère Ground Beef is a delicious, quick and easy, 30 minute meal of tender macaroni pasta with juicy ground beef seasoned with fragrant herbs de Provence and melty gruyère cheese.
  • Pretzel and Pecan Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Pretzel and Pecan Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies takes the classic cookie to the next level!  Spiked with bourbon, it immediately delivers an incredible soothing aroma of warm vanilla notes. Add toasted pecans and salted pretzels give a satisfying crunch and flavor to the soft interior with melted chocolate for the ultimate cookie experience.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating

Craving More?

Sign up for Weekly Recipes, Special Offers, Giveaways & More!