Coconut-Pecan BrowniesThese moist, bakery-style brownies are made even better with a creamy cheese frosting featuring coconut…
1 cup butter, cubed 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 4 large eggs 2-1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups chopped pecans FROSTING: 3/4 cup white baking chips 6 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons brown sugar 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut 3/4 cup chopped pecans
In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth.
In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla.
Stir in chocolate mixture.
Combine flour and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture.
Fold in pecans.
Transfer to a greased 13×9-in.
Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.
For frosting, in a microwave, melt baking chips; stir until smooth.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy.
Add the melted chips, sugars, vanilla and salt; beat until smooth.
Stir in coconut and pecans.
Spread over brownies.
Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 453 calories, 29g fat (13g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.