National Peppermint Patty Day

National Peppermint Patty Day is observed next on Tuesday, February 11th, 2025 (266 days from today).

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National Peppermint Patty Day is celebrated on February 11 every year. Rich dark chocolate and refreshing mint are a perfect combination to enjoy the taste. Peppermint Patty or pastry is an unusually delicious pastry to enjoy anytime. Those who are crazy about this delicious blend can take the time to eat it on its anniversary. There are many health benefits associated with both chocolate and mint and so enjoying it needs no further explanation. National Peppermint Patty Day wouldn't be complete without indulging your delicacies with this delicious Peppermint Patty.

History of National Peppermint Patty Day

In 1920, Henry Kessler created York Peppermint Pattie in York, Pennsylvania, and marketed throughout the Northeast United States by his York Cone Company. York Peppermint Patty was so successful that the York Cone company discontinued the cones for which it was named and focused all its efforts on creating the new candy sensation its creators revealed. In 1972, the York Cone Company was sold to Peter Paul, who ensured that the rest of the country could enjoy its delicious dark chocolate, peppery flavors.

The best thing about National Peppermint Patty Day is that you can't eat too much, who could get tired of that special blend of flavors? You don't even have to worry about getting an upset stomach, after all, the best thing to eat when you have a stomachache is mint, and everyone knows that!

How to celebrate National Peppermint Patty Day

The best way to celebrate National Peppermint Patty Day is to eat this delicious candy! But we can do a lot better than that, as one of the lesser-known uses of Peppermint Patties is to include them in other culinary dishes! Peppermint Patty Brownies and because we love you so much, we're sharing its recipe with you.

Peppermint Patty Brownies recipe

  • 1 c butter
  • 3c sugar
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1 ton of salt
  • 24 pieces of York mint pate

Brownies are a very simple thing to make, you just need to start by mixing the butter, sugar, and vanilla together, then add eggs until well blended. Next, add flour, cocoa powder, and salt, mix again.

Next, take and separate 2 cups of batter, grease a 13x9x2 pan and pour the rest of the batter into it and arrange the mint patties in a single layer. Pour the remaining batter over the patties, then return for 55 minutes at 350F!

We wonder what sensation you will get when you bite into them.


National Peppermint Patty Day has been observed annually on February 11th.


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