Mint Brownie Cookies

There are two things that you just can’t go wrong with: Brownies and YORK Peppermint Patties.  

minty brownie drops

Put them together into a cookie, and you’ve got some really delicious Mint Brownie Cookies.

 

Mint Brownie Cookies
A mix of brownies and peppermint patties make these cookies deliciously minty!
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 1/3 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 TB water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 8 oz. pkg. YORK Mini Peppermint Patties
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat shortening, brown sugar, water, and vanilla in a large bowl on medium speed until well blended.
  3. Add eggs; beat well.
  4. Stir together flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda.
  5. Gradually add to sugar mixture, beating on low speed until blended.
  6. Stir in WHOLE peppermint patties. {the tendency is to cut the patties in half, but DON’T! They’ll ooze and melt and make a mess!}
  7. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2″ apart onto engrossed cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 7-9 minutes. Cookies will appear soft and moist. Do not overbake.
  9. Cook 2 minutes and remove to wire rack for cooling.

 

These cookies are simple to make and when you see the oozing white of the Peppermint Patties, you’d better get that glass of milk ready!  

We wrapped these Mint Brownie Cookies up for Sami’s teacher this last week.  We presented her with a Dessert of the Month treat that you can see here.

dessert of the month

About Melanie L.

Melanie works full time at Tuft & Needle and blogs part time evenings and weekends when her daughter is working on the cars with her dad!

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