December 15, 2009

Tuesdays At The Table - Perfectly Peppermint Brownies

Ladies, I'm back from Ft. Drum and will tell you all about it tomorrow.  I promise! 

But for now....
To me, the holidays mean minty foods.  Am I alone here?  I found this recipe in the Holiday 2009 Hershey's Cook Book and it's absolutely delicious.

Lovely Yellow Ribbons

Perfectly Peppermint Brownies

3/4 cup Hershey's cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cups butter margarine, melted and divided
1/2 cup boiling water
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
16-18 mini York peppermint patties, unwrapped (duh) and chopped

Stir cocoa and baking soda together in a large bowl.  Stir in 1/3 cup of butter, then add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens.  Add in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup of butter; stir until smooth.  Add in flour, vanilla and salt; blend well.  Mix in York pieces.

Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes in a greased 13x9 pan.  Cool completely and cut into pieces.

What's cooking in your kitchen?





17 comments:

  1. Come link up with Merry Merry Munchies and/or Crock Pot Wednesday!! Thanks for hosting today. Happy Holidays

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  2. YUMMY!! These sound sooooooooo decadent!

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  3. All this good stuff is going to keep me baking for a long time.

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  4. I've never tried these kind of brownies and I thought I'd tried everything! Gotta do this during the holidays!
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  5. My daughter would go crazy for these! :D She loves chocolate and peppermint together! :D I might surprise her with them. :D

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  6. Oh man, you just can't go wrong with peppermint and chocolate together!!!

    Justine :o )

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  7. those look yummy... I can't wait to hear about your day..

    Have a wonderful day..

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  8. Oh yum yum YUM! These sound delicious!!

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  9. I really enjoyed seeing the video! Thanks so much for sharing it with us and for hosting!
    ~Liz

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  10. I will be up at Drum tomorrow! :)

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  11. I love peppermint too and those sound just delish! Thanks for sharing them, and for hosting :)

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  12. This sounds like a winner to me! I will be adding it to my recipe box and will definitely try it soon.

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  13. Oh yum! These sound decadent! I really should make them for my grandfather who LOVES peppermint patties.

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  14. really enjoyed seeing the video! Thanks so much for sharing it with us and for hosting!

    Work from home India

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  15. i wish i could eat peppermint anything year round. i mean, i guess i could, but it kind of makes christmas fabulous. i'm adding this to my "things i hope to cook one day but it will likely take 2 years to get there". thanks for the recipe!

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