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Fudge Peppermint Candy Brownies

Ingredients
  Chocolate wafer crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Finely chopped pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Chocolate covered peppermint patties 10 , chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate 3 Ounce (3 squares)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large, lightly beaten
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peppermint extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chocolate covered peppermint patties 14 , halved
Directions

Line a 9" square pan with foil, allowing foil to extend over ends of pan; grease foil.
Stir together first 3 ingredients; press into prepared pan.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Sprinkle chopped peppermint patties over warm crust.
While crust is baking, combine 1/2 cup butter and chocolate squares in a glass bowl.
Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until butter melts; stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth.
Stir in sugar, eggs, vanilla, and peppermint extract.
Add flour and salt; stir well.
Pour over crust.
Bake at 350° for 33 minutes.
Remove from oven, and immediately sprinkle with halved peppermint patties.
Bake 2 1/2 more minutes.
Remove from oven, and let cool 1 minute.
Spread and swirl softened patties over brownies. (Don't wait too long before swirling or candy may be too firm to spread.)
Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
Lift brownies out of pan; cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5146 Calories from Fat 2385

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 276 g424.6%

Saturated Fat 153.2 g765.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 833.9 mg278%

Sodium 1093.5 mg45.6%

Total Carbohydrates 672 g223.9%

Dietary Fiber 32 g128%

Sugars 489.6 g

Protein 40 g80.5%

Vitamin A 103.9% Vitamin C 0.7%

Calcium 22.2% Iron 128.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fudge Peppermint Candy Brownies Recipe