PERFECTLY PEPPERMINT BROWNIES~
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 1 - 9 x 13 inch pan
3⁄4 cup cocoa, Hershey's
1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
2⁄3 cup butter, melted and divided (or margarine)
1⁄2 cup water, boiling
2 cups sugar
1 1⁄3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1 1⁄3 cups peppermint patties, Mint, York
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.
Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl.
Stir in 1/3 cup of the melted butter.
Add boiling water and stir until the mixture thickens.
Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup of the melted butter; stir until smooth.
Add flour, vanilla and salt; blend completely.
Stir in peppermint patties.
Spread in prepared pan.
Bake 35-40 minutes or until the brownies begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Cut into bars.