SENSATIONAL YORK PEPPERMINT PATTY BROWNIES
- 1-1/2 cups margarine or butter, melted
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 5 large eggs
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (Hershey's recommended)
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 24 York Peppermint patties (small 1-1/2")
Heat oven to 350°F (if using a glass pan, 325°F). Grease 13" X 9" baking pan.
In large bowl with spoon or wire whisk, stir together butter, sugar & vanilla. Add eggs; stir until well blended. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder & salt. Blend well.
-- Reserve 2 cups batter; set aside.
-- Spread remaining batter in prepared pan.
-- Arrange peppermint patties in single layer over batter, about 1/2" apart. (4 across, 6 lengthwise)
-- Spread reserved batter over patties.
Bake 50-55 mins or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack; cut into squares.