Perfectly Peppermint Brownies


Makes 24 brownies


Looking for brownies with a twist? Look no further because this easy chocolate peppermint brownie recipe brings this classic dessert to new levels!


16 or 17 small YORK

Peppermint Patties (1-1/2 inch)

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

YORK Peppermint Patties, small (optional)



1.Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13” x 9” x 2” 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. 


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