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These Holiday Treats Include Seasonal Fare and Healthy Ingredients

In lieu of the holidays, desserts that reflect the seasonal flavors readily available and the crispness of the temperature drops are popular around consumers looking to get into the festive spirit. These homemade peppermint cheesecake brownies by lifestyle blog Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt creatively do just that with a minty flavor and a hybrid dessert recipe.

These cheesecake brownies are creatively two desserts layered into one, with a decadent and rich chocolate brownie acting as the base layer. The second layer features a peppermint cheesecake topping accented with red and green sprinkles. The two desserts accent one another in flavor and offer contrasting textures with the cheesecake being creamy and dense and the brownie a more airy dough.