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York Peppermint Brownies… Oh Yes.

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**********UPDATE 1/30/2013: First I’d like to say a great big huge THANK YOU for reading Sugar Dish Me; the response on this post has been great!! Second… many of you have left comments and sent emails with questions about this recipe, and while I have addressed those issues specifically to each individual, I wrote an updated post (with better photos, including the finished product!!) to help. Several readers have had trouble with the peppermint patties busting through the top of the brownies while baking- advice on that is included. You can find the updated post HERE.

I have been crazy stupid busy with last minute shopping, wrapping, and of course baking. Also Chad and I narrowly missed being run over by an extremely aggressive old lady with a shopping cart full of ugly Christmas garbage yesterday, so you can understand my minor preoccupation and lack of recipe posts.
I’m sorry!!!
To make it up to you I submit my favorite last minute Christmas idea to date: York Peppermint Brownies. Oh yes. I did that.

Make brownies.
My favorite brownie recipe is here: http://www.sugardishme.com/2011/11/04/forgotten-homework-and-brownies-2/
Pour half of your brownie mix into the prepared pan and then line up bite sized York Peppermint Patties.

Pour the rest of the batter over the brownies.

Bake.

Eat.

Merry Christmas!!!!

November 2012 Update… Thank you all so much for the great response and traffic that has come to this page! The response has been great. Sugar Dish Me has moved since this post was published and I am still going full speed ahead with nearly 5 new recipes each week. You can follow along at http://www.sugardishme.com/ … just click the link and subscription buttons will be at the right-hand side of the page. Thanks so much for visiting Sugar Dish Me!

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Written by Heather @ Sugar Dish Me

December 24, 2011 at 2:56 pm

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  1. I’ve been making these for years now. It’s the only way to make peppermint brownies. 🙂

    Tab

    August 29, 2012 at 12:34 am

    • There is a special place in my heart for York peppermint patties; they make a brownie special the way no peppermint extract can. Also… you can snack on them while you bake. Bonus.

      Heather @ SugarDish(Me)

      August 29, 2012 at 7:16 am

  2. are they mini pepermint patties?

    CheyB

    August 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm

  3. o.m.g. think I gained 5 pounds drooling over your pictures! question – do you have to alter the baking time or temp due to the patties?
    thanks for sharing! found you on pinterest 🙂

    Suzie

    September 4, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    • Hi Suzie! I don’t alter the baking time or temp to account for the peppermint patties, but I like my brownies a little on the fudgey/undone side. Just watch ’em closely and take them out when the consistency is how you’d normally like your brownies to be 🙂

      Heather @ SugarDish(Me)

      September 4, 2012 at 8:50 pm

  4. when baking brownies, watch for them PULLING away from the sides of the pan, as soon as you notice them doing that.. Take them OUT, they are DONE!

    Tami

    September 7, 2012 at 12:23 am

  5. Oh wow! This looks amazing!

    Lilly Sue

    December 11, 2012 at 7:16 pm

  6. These were super easy. I used the “cake like” recipe on the box and baked min in a muffin tin for 25 minutes.

    Kristin

    December 16, 2012 at 12:19 pm

  7. Would love to try this but cannot get peppermint patties in Spain – could I substitute 2 after eights?

    Lesley

    January 3, 2013 at 4:27 am

    • I had to Google after eights… omg how have I never had those before? They look amazing. They are sort of thin though, right? I’d still just lay them across the brownie batter in a single layer (just like with a peppermint patties), cover with the remaining batter, and bake accordingly. Thanks, Lesley!

      Heather @ SugarDish(Me)

      January 3, 2013 at 7:06 am


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