Chocolate Dipped BrowniesMy family calls these bars “the world’s chocolatiest brownies” and is more than happy to…
Chocolate Dipped Brownies
3/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, cubed 2 tablespoons water 4 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons shortening Chopped pecans, jimmies and/or nonpareils, optional
In a large saucepan, bring the sugar, butter and water to a boil over medium heat.
Remove from the heat; stir in 1 cup chocolate chips and vanilla until smooth.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Beat in eggs.
Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; add to chocolate mixture.
Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips.
Pour into a greased 9-in.
square baking pan.
Bake at 325° for 35 minutes or until set.
Cool completely on a wire rack.
Place in the freezer for 30-40 minutes or until firm (do not freeze completely).
Cut into bars.
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt remaining chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
Using a small fork, dip brownies to completely coat; allow excess to drip off.
Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
Sprinkle with pecans, jimmies and/or nonpareils if desired.
Let stand until set.
Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts 1 brownie:
- 141 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.