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Peppermint Pattie Layered Fudge Brownies


3 hours
Skill Level
24 brownies

This peppermint patty brownie recipe is perfect for the chocolate mint lovers in your family. They’re so simple to make, yet so complex in taste. That’s because they combine the rich taste of HERSHEY’S Cocoa with the refreshing taste of YORK Minis Peppermint Patties. It’s layer upon layer of flavor.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Bake Time
38 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours


  • 3/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2/3 cup
    butter or margarine, melted and divided
  • 1/2 cup
    boiling water
  • 2 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 2
  • 1-1/3 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1-1/3 cups
    YORK Peppermint Patties (8-oz. pkg.)
  • 1 tsp
    powdered sugar

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
13x9x2-inch baking pan 13x9x2-inch baking pan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.


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.


Spread half of batter in prepared pan. Sprinkle peppermint patties over batter. Top with remaining batter, spreading to cover candies.


Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. (Brownies will be fudgey.) Sprinkle with powdered sugar; cut into bars.

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