Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Peppermint Pattie Brownies

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
5 eggs
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.

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