eggs, oil and wateras called for on the box of brownie mix
For the peppermint frosting"
1tablespoonmilk or cream
For the chocolate topping:
1cupsemisweet chocolate chips
3/4cupcrushed candy canes
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9x9 inch square pan with cooking spray and line the bottom with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on both sides.
Prepare the brownie mix according to package directions.
Cool completely in the pan.
To make the frosting: Beat the butter and cream cheese with a mixer until light and fluffy. Add the milk and beat until blended. Slowly add the powdered sugar and mix until thoroughly combined. Stir in the peppermint extract.
Spread the peppermint frosting evenly over the brownies, then chill in the freezer for 15-20 minutes.
For the chocolate topping: Place the chocolate chips and butter in a bowl. Microwave in 30 second increments until melted. Stir until smooth. Spread evenly over the cream cheese layer and top with crushed candy canes.
Chill the brownies for at least 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Remove from the pan using the parchment overhang and cut into squares, then serve.