Be careful not to over bake, there is nothing worse than a burnt brownie. Cool Completely before cutting.
Peppermint Pattie Brownies
24 small peppermint patties, chopped
1-1/2 c. butter, melted
3 c. sugar
1 T. vanilla extract
2 c. flour
1 c. baking cocoa
1 teas. baking powder
1 teas. salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
In a large bowl, using a mixer, cream together butter, sugar and vanilla. Add in eggs and beat until well blended. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt and blend well. Reserve 2 cups of this batter and set aside. Spread remaining batter into bottom of prepared dish. Sprinkle chopped peppermint patties in a single layer on top of batter. Carefully spread reserved 2 cups of batter over top of peppermint patties.
Bake in preheated oven for 45 - 50 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.