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« on: January 15, 2007 11:32:01 PM »

Sorry, no pic, but the taste is what is impressive about the brownies I just made. They were soooooo good! Just whip up a brownie mix, put half in the pan, then place patties (either minis or full-size), and cover with remaining batter. My aunt pointed out that you could probably do this with Reese's peanut butter cups, too, or any other kind of candy bar.
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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2007 12:48:27 PM »

Mmmm. I made a Chocolate Mint Cake a few weeks ago that tastes just like Andes Mints. It's a little more complicated than your recipe, but I bet they taste alot like each other - great.

1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix

FROSTING:
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 drops green food coloring

TOPPING:
1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
In a bowl, combine the frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread over cooled cake.
For topping, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir in extract. Spread over frosting. Refrigerate until set.
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2007 12:55:46 PM »

my friend does this with peanutbutter cups and heath bars and they are sooooooooooo good!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2007 09:43:46 PM »

that sounds delicious! my bf loves it with reeses cups in between....but his favorite he makes me make for him all the time is just to make a batch of brownies as usual....hten right after i take them out of the oven i put andes mints on top.......then i wait about 5-10 minutes and swirl the candy around with a spoon or butter knife to get a cool marbley effect!   he loves them!  for his birthday i brought them to his work and he was mad cuz he didnt have any to take home later LOL!
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2007 08:09:05 PM »

My students gave me like 3 bags of peppermint patties for my birthday (they're my favorite candy)! Now I something to do with them besides putting them in bowls all over the apartment.
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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2007 10:10:46 PM »

I often make brownies like that for parties or potlucks.  It's quick, easy, and always a big hit.  I've put slices of Snickers, Milky Way, Almond Joy, and several other sorts of candy bars on top, and everyone loves them.  I always cop to using a mix, but who cares?  I'm going to try the peppermint patties next time for sure!
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« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2007 12:29:42 AM »

I'm gonna try the Andes Mint thing, great idea!! I just made my second batch of the York peppermint patty ones recently and they were just as good as the first time. However, I did try Reese's Peanut Butter Cup brownies recently and I personally thought they were disgusting...so did my boyfriend Sad. Something happened to the peanut butter in the oven; it became very bitter.
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2007 04:00:34 PM »

omg that makes my mouth water
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« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2007 07:31:37 AM »

Ooo now I'm drooling. I'm not sure which I should try first! They sound amazing! thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2007 08:36:46 PM »

oh sounds yummy. i need to try that recipe  LOL
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