Peppermint Pattie Brownies

By Maria Lichty

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Peppermint Pattie Brownies-rich, chocolaty brownies with a layer of Peppermint Patties inside and finished with ganache! Chocolate mint lovers will go crazy for these brownies! 

Peppermint Pattie Brownies Recipe

How is your holiday baking going? Our kitchen is covered in flour, sugar and chocolate…just how I like it! A messy kitchen might stress some people out, but a messy kitchen is a happy kitchen to me! I recently made a mess to make Peppermint Pattie Brownies and let me tell you, these brownies are SO worth the mess! I mean, come on, just look at those fudgy brownies! They are to die for. And my kitchen didn’t really get that messy…my face? A different story. I had chocolate everywhere! A chocolate smile is a good smile:)

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I love fudgy brownies and these brownies are Fudgy with a capital F! Before baking, I added a layer of peppermint patties. The patties melt into the brownies creating one decadent brownie! Oh, and I decided to add chocolate ganache and chopped up peppermint patties to the brownies too because it is the holidays which means it’s ok to go ALL out!

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The chocolate mint combo is amazing and perfect for the holiday season! Make sure you add these Peppermint Pattie Brownies to your baking list!

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Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Rich and fudgy brownies with peppermint patties inside and topped with chocolate ganache! The chocolate mint combo is perfection!
4.17 from 6 votes


For the brownies:

For the Ganache:

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup chopped Peppermint Patties


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9″ x 13″ pan and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the sugar and stir to combine. Return the mixture to the heat, just until it’s hot, but not bubbling. It will become shiny as you stir. Remove from heat and stir in the cocoa, baking powder, salt, and vanilla extract.
  • Add the eggs, stirring until smooth. Add the flour and stir until just combined.
  • Spoon half of the batter into prepared pan. Place the peppermint patties on top of the batter. Pour the remaining batter over the peppermint patties and gently smooth. Tap the pan on the counter to even the batter out.
  • Bake the brownies for 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, or with just a few moist crumbs clinging to it. The brownies should feel set on the edges, and the center should look very moist, but not uncooked. Remove them from the oven and cool completely.
  • To make the ganache, add the chocolate to a large bowl. Heat the cream in a small saucepan over medium heat just until it bubbles around the edges. Remove the cream from the heat and pour it over the chocolate. Let the mixture stand for 30 seconds, then stir until the chocolate melts and a smooth ganache comes together, about 1-2 minutes. Pour it over the top of the brownies, then cover with the chopped peppermint patties. Let the brownies sit for 30 minutes before cutting. Cut, serve, and enjoy!

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. These brownies look incredibly moist and delicious. They certainly seem like the perfect dessert for this time of year.

  2. These look like total winners! They look so fudgy and decadent and those Peppermint Patties…so good! Pinned 🙂

  3. My husband put a bag of peppermint patties in the cart the last time we were at the store….. I think these need to be made for him!!! YUM! PINNED!

  4. My kitchen sounds about like your kitchen. BUT, is there any other way this time of year? There also isn’t any other way to eat chocolate than with peppermint, so I am loving these! Pinned!

  5. There’s nothing better than a fudgy brownie with creamy peppermint…always a favorite combo for me!

  6. Mint chocolate is the best flavor combo. Ever. I love brownies and I love peppermint patties!! 🙂

  7. These brownies are seriously all I am craving right now. I LOVE peppermint patties so I can imagine how good these must have tasted. Pinned!

  8. Woah! These look SO good! You really captured their “ooey-gooeyness” perfectly! Love brownies in the colder months, especially with peppermint!

  9. These are so perfect for the holidays, I can definitely think of a few people (read: my whole family) who’d go crazy for these brownies.

  10. These were yummy; although, the peppermint patties did not melt into the brownies for me. Maybe it was because I used York peppermint patties.

  11. Delicious. I skipped the ganache because I froze for thanksgiving, but we ate some before putting away. The York patties melted for me, but they solidify when the brownies return to room temp. I baked them for 35 minutes…they looked well done in the center, but toothpick looked pretty gooey. Probably the melty Yorks. They were perfectly done.