Peppermint White Chocolate Bars


Peppermint White Chocolate Bars

Peppermint White Chocolate Bars

Yield: makes 12

Peppermint White Chocolate Bars - A white chocolate peppermint blondie, chocolate chips, and a thick layer or white chocolate peppermint frosting.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces white chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips

White Chocolate Peppermint Frosting:

  • 6 ounces white chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • crushed peppermint candies

Instructions

  1. Melt the white chocolate and butter over a double boiler over simmering water. Take off of the heat and whisk in sugar, eggs, vanilla, and peppermint extract. Whisk until smooth. Add flour and stir until combined.
  2. Pour batter into a greased 9×13 pan that has been coated with cooking spray. Cook in a preheated 350 degree oven for 28 to 30 minutes.
  3. As soon as you take the bars out of the oven, sprinkle with chocolate chips. Cool completely.
  4. Start on the frosting. Melt the white chocolate and set aside to cool. Meanwhile, cream together butter and 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar. Beat in sour cream, vanilla, peppermint extract and salt. Beat on low until combined. Add the white chocolate and beat until smooth. Add the remaining powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  5. Spread white chocolate frosting over cooled bars. Sprinkle with crushed peppermints.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0 Total Fat: 0g
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  1. Looks amazing- my hubby would love these!

    1. These are really good! He will love them.

  2. These are like Christmas in a baked good. I love them and will be definitely making and freezing some this Christmas season.

    1. I hope that you do. These are so pretty I could just look at them and be happy.

  3. Those look refreshing yet decadent all at the same time and your photos of these bars are perfect, clean and gorgeous as if you have been trained in food photography. This dessert speaks to me loud and clear as I think mint and chocolate is a mix made in heaven. Whenever I get ice cream, it’s hard for me NOT to get mint chocolate chip!

    1. Thank you! For all of the sweet words.

  4. These look like everything the holidays are supposed to be!

    1. I agree!

  5. These look fantastic!!! Peppermint is definitely my favorite holiday flavor…and it’s especially delicious with white chocolate. I may have to add these to my holiday cookie rotation this year!

    1. You should! They are so pretty too.

  6. So pretty and I bet they taste fantastic too!

    1. Yes! They taste as good as they look!

  7. I love this recipe! What a total delight!

    1. thank you Katrina! These are really good. Not too minty either.

  8. I think I’ve died and gone to peppermint bar heaven!

    1. You have! These taste as good as they look!

  9. these look amazing!!!

    1. thank you Elizabeth!

  10. Wow, these bars look awesome and I’ve never had a Christmas treat like this! I could easily see this recipe become a family holiday tradition. Think you could do 52 weeks of Christmas cookies? 😉 Happy holidays, lady!

    1. No way! I am going to be 500 pounds!

  11. This looks so beautiful! This is one of the reasons why I love holiday treats. Everything is pepperminty and the colors are beautiful 🙂

    1. Aren’t they? I wish we were all so festive the rest of the year.

  12. This might be the most perfect Christmas bar ever!!

    1. thank you!

  13. Another great recipe! It is a good thing I don’t know you as you would make me so fat with all these fantastic treats.

    1. Hahaha!

  14. I absolutely love these! I can’t wait to make these for Christmas!

    1. thanks Jennifer! I love these bars, they are so pretty too!

  15. Can you please clarify the amount of powdered sugar in the frosting? I see that originally you mix butter with 1 3/4 cup. I cannot see that i add any more. The recipe calls for 3 1/2cups. Am i missing something?
    Thanks.

    1. It is 3 1/2 cups. You add it in two additions as to not get sugar all over your kitchen.

  16. These do look excellent, ta! One question. How long should the 12 oz of white chocolate and butter cool before whisking in the sugar, eggs, vanilla, and peppermint extract? Or do you temper so the eggs won’t ‘curdle’/start cooking?

    1. Cool enough to not scramble the eggs, I do not temper it.

  17. Confused about how much powdered sugar goes into the frosting…3-1/2 or 1-3/4cups?

    1. Now I see the comments…thanks!

  18. Thank you for the lovely recipe! I made these for an office holiday potluck today and they were a hit! Many colleagues telling each other, “You’ve got to try one of those!”

    1. Just what I like to hear!

  19. I just made these and they are cooling but smell absolutely delicious! The print of recipe doesn’t say to add the rest of the powdered sugar though, just a heads up(: I can’t wait to try them!(:

    1. thanks Lizzy! I’ll fix it.

  20. These look amazing!

  21. I want to try these for sure! Question though, with the sour cream in the frosting, is it safe to leave out?

    1. I don’t ever really leave anything out. I’d keep them in the fridge.

  22. Can you freeze these bars?

    1. Yes you can.

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