Chocolate Peppermint Trifle - brownies, pudding and candy candy flavors!
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Chocolate Peppermint Trifle

Layers of fudgy chocolate brownies, cheesecake pudding and cool peppermint combine in this festive dessert. Chocolate peppermint trifle is the easy yet stunning dessert to make this holiday season!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Amanda Formaro


  • 2 boxes 3.4 oz each instant cheesecake pudding mix
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 8 oz frozen whipped topping thawed
  • Cooked and cooled brownies: two 8x8 pans or one 13x9 batch
  • 10-12 oz white chocolate peppermint candy crushed (amount varies by brand)


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the pudding mix and milk for 2 minutes.
  • Fold in the whipped topping (may save 1 cup of whipped topping as garnish, if desired). Place mixture in refrigerator while preparing the other ingredients.
  • Cut the brownies into 1-inch cubes. Crush or chop the chocolate into bits, if it they are in large pieces.
  • In a 3-quart bowl, layer 1/3 of the brownies, 1/3 of the pudding and 1/3 of the candy. Repeat layers two more times. Garnish with reserved whipped topping, if desired.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve.