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GF Peppermint EO Brownies

This easy holiday recipe shows you how to dress up a gluten free boxed brownie mix with a few simple add ins like Young Living Essential Peppermint Oil and crushed candy canes for decoration. These homemade brownies are fudgy, chewy, and packed with chocolate chips! Don't you love kitchen hacks and ideas that use ingredients you already have in your pantry? Serve this cute dessert for kids party, give as a gift to neighbors, or eat them all yourself.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownies, christmas, easy, essential oils, gluten free, holidays, peppermint, peppermint oil
Servings: 9
Calories: 265kcal
Cost: $5.00


  • 8x8 baking pan
  • bowl
  • spatula


  • 1 Gluten Free Boxed Brownie Mix I use Krusteaz
  • 3 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 1 candy cane crushed


  • Spray an 8×8 glass pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare brownies as instructed on brownie mix box (eggs, oil, water) plus add 3 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil to batter and mix until combined.
  • Bake according to instructions. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Sprinkle crushed candy canes on top of baked brownies. Cut into squares and serve immediately. If you bake these brownies ahead of time and are freezing to use later, add the crushed candy canes once the brownies are thawed and you are ready to serve this sweet holiday treat!


Check out my friend, Jacey’s website to learn more about essential oils and make your own Christmas goodies! http://youngliving.com
3855558 (This is Jacey’s YL referral and member # for you to use at checkout!)
Feel free to use a regular brownie mix if there is no need to be gluten-free.