Mint Chocolate Brownies

Total Time
55mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
45 mins

A layer of peppermint patties gives these brownies a delicious twist.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, leaving an overhang on all sides; butter foil. Set aside.
  3. Place chocolate and butter in a medium heatproof bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of gently simmering water. Stir occasionally just until melted, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat. Whisk in sugar and salt until smooth; whisk in eggs. Gently whisk in flour and cocoa powder just until smooth (do not overmix).
  5. Spread 1/3 of batter in prepared pan. Arrange peppermint patties on batter in a single layer, leaving a narrow border on all sides. Top with remaining batter, and smooth surface. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs attached, 45 to 55 minutes.
  6. Cool completely in pan. Use foil to lift from pan; peel off foil and discard.
  7. Cut into 16 squares.