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Perfectly Peppermint Brownies Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 16 or 17 small (1-1/2 inch) YORK Peppermint Patties
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine , melted and divided
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Powdered sugar
  • Additional small YORK Peppermint Patties (optional)

How to Make

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Unwrap and coarsely chop peppermint patties; set aside.
  • 2. Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl; stir in 1/3 cup butter. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens. Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup butter; stir until smooth. Add flour, vanilla and salt; blend completely. Stir in peppermint pattie pieces. Spread in prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar; cut into bars. Garnish with peppermint pattie pieces, if desired. Makes about 24 brownies.