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Celebrate National Brownie Day on December 9th

Celebrate National Brownie Day on December 9th

Brownies are the perfect dessert to warm you up on a cold December night. In today’s Virginia Square Towers Blog, we’ve listed a local place to get a tasty brownie as well as some brownie recipes you can make from the comfort of your own apartment. We hope you enjoy a warm brownie and your holiday season here in Arlington, VA!


Place To Get Brownies


Buzz Bakeshop

“Buzz bakeshop is a beloved neighborhood bakery with locations in alexandria and arlington featuring a myriad of sweets, pastries, cakes and so much more. From freshly baked cupcakes and rich fudgy brownies to decadent cream cheese-filled pumpkin muffins, to craft coffee and red apron sandwiches, our dedicated team of pastry professionals is committed to bringing you only the freshest handmade products day in, day out.”


Buzz Bakeshop is a 4 minute drive from Virginia Square Towers Apartments.


Brownie Recipes


Ultimate Thin Mint Brownies

These brownies come from a recipe by Delightful-E-Made. Here’s what they have to say about this recipe: “Let me introduce you to your new favorite brownie recipe! A perfect combination of chocolate and mint, these fudgy mint brownies are topped with Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies, Andes mints, chocolate chips, and an amazing layer of mint buttercream frosting. Most definitely a brownie lover’s dream come true!”


Brownie Bottom Oreo Cheesecake Bars

For another rich and delicious brownie, these Brownie Bottomed Oreo Cheesecake Bars come from The Salty Marshmallow. To make these you’ll need the following ingredients: a fudge brownie box mix, the needed ingredients for the brownies on the box, softened cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, whipped topping, and crushed Oreos.


Peppermint Bark Brownie Cookies

This recipe mix of brownies and cookies is so tasty and the addition of peppermint makes them perfect for the holiday season. This recipe comes from Chelsea’s Messy Apron. Gather these ingredients to make them: cream cheese, unsalted butter, an egg, vanilla extract, chocolate fudge pudding mix (unprepared), white flour, a fudge brownie mix, Ghirardelli peppermint bark bars, milk chocolate chips, white chocolate chips (optional), and peppermint crunch sprinkles (optional).


Do you have any favorite brownie recipes? Where do you purchase brownies around Arlington? Let us know in the comments below!