Peppermint Brownies

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by evelynathens

Peppermint and chocolate are an inspired combination. I make these wonderful brownies with After Eight Dinner Mints because that's the brand available here, I expect any good quality chocolate-mint candy will do nicely.

Top Review by AmbyDawn

I had some difficulties baking these brownies with consistency. Though I followed instructions and cooked at indicated temp. I found that the top layer was a little charred by the time the inside was done. ?? They were pretty good, just not pretty, once I pulled off the top layer. Will hopefully give it another go soon, as I love peppermints!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Butter and flour a 13 X 9 inch glass baking dish.
  3. Cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in vanilla and peppermint extracts.
  5. Add eggs and beat until well blended.
  6. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; blend well.
  7. Reserve 2 cups batter.
  8. Spread remaining batter in prepared pan.
  9. Arrange the dinner mints 1/2 inch apart in single layer over batter.
  10. Spread reserved 2 cups batter over the mints.
  11. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan.
  12. Cool completely in pan.
  13. Cut into squares.

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