Sensational Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Sensational Peppermint Pattie Brownies

24 small (1-1/2-inch) York Peppermint Patties
1-1/2 cups butter or margarine, melted
3 cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
5 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup Hershey’s Cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 350 degrees. (325 degrees for glass baking dish). Remove wrappers from peppermint patties.

Grease or spray 13x9x2-inch baking pan. In large bowl, stir together
butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; beat until well blended.
Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; blend well. Reserve
2 cups batter. Spread remaining batter in prepared pan.

Arrange peppermint patties about 1/2 inch apart in single layer over batter. Spread reserved 2 cups batter over patties. Bake 50 to 55
minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack; cut into squares.

About 36 brownies.