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Brownies, as they should be

Brownies, as they should be

The Best Fudge Brownies Ever The folks at King Arthur Flour call these their “Best Fudge Brownies Ever”. Pretty big talk, don’t you think? As one who enjoys a good brownie I was definitely game to bake up a batch and see for myself. Did they live up to all the hype? Well, that depends on how you like your brownies. If you think brownies ought to be rich and chocolatey, dense and chewy… if a shiny, crackly surface that begs to be broken through with a deftly-wielded serrated knife (or just your eager mitts) is at all inviting to you… if the sight and feel of soft, melted pockets of semi-sweet chocolate cropping up intermittently like decadent little presents makes you stop whatever you’re doing to sit down and savor the goodness …and if, from a highly practical standpoint, you value the ability to remove all of this wonderfulness quickly and easily from its baking pan without any sticking at all…then YES, you will conclude, as I did, that these are, in fact, the BEST FUDGE BROWNIES EVER! Makes 2 dozen brownies

Cookies ‘N Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies | kevin & amanda { blog } Hellooooo, good lookin’! What a way to start the week! :) Last weekend as we were exploring Blue Ridge, GA, we stopped by this charming little bakery. They had all kinds of delicious looking homemade brownies. Oreo brownies, peanut butter brownies, raspberry cream cheese brownies… *groans* Kevin totally had his eye on the Oreo brownies. I used this recipe from Picky Palate for Ice Cream Sundae Brownies. Cookies and cream ice cream, chocolate chips, and hot fudge… It all gets added to the brownie mix! This thick batter is perfect for layering.. nothing is going to sink to the bottom here! Oh, baby. Come to mama. Layering the Oreos whole is totally the way to go! All these babies need is a big, huge scoop of vanilla ice cream. I think I’ll get on that. ;) Cookies ‘N Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies Preheat oven according to directions on the box and spray an 8×8 baking dish generously with cooking spray. Make for: DessertTags: chocolate

Brickle A few weeks ago, I went to a barbeque. On the table there was plate of what looked to be a chocolate type dish that was crumbled up. I grabbed a piece, ate it, had eight more pieces, and then went on a mad hunt throughout the barbeque to see who brought the stuff and how much I would have to pay them for the recipe. After not too much work I tracked it down, and trust me. What’s fantastic about this stuff is many things. Directions 1) Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. 2) Then layer in crackers. 3) Melt the butter in a saucepan and then stir in the brown sugar. 4) Once it has simmered for a few minutes, pour it straight on the crackers. 5) Next, stick your baking sheet in the oven at 325 degrees for 5-10 minutes. 6) When you take it out of the oven, pour the chocolate chips on the tray right away. 7) Meanwhile, crumble up some heath bars. 8) After 5 minutes, use a spatula to spread out the chocolate and make the chips flat. 9) Then just stick this whole thing in the freezer! Ok. Cool.

Recipe: Gooey Chocolate Brownie & Strawberry Sandwich cake Inspired by the moistness of the Middle Eastern Blood Orange cake that eschewed flour in favour of almond meal, I combined a recipe of Nigella's for Flourless Chocolate Brownies and an idea from Tessa Kiros's Apples from Jam. With strawberries being plentiful now, I had two punnets of gorgeously huge and sweet berries. I love strawberries and whipped cream, in fact it's my favourite way of eating them, but this can really only be improved with the addition of chocolate in its gooeyest form. Brownies are never going to qualify as a health food, the number of eggs and weight of sugar and butter would effectively muzzle any such claims but there is nothing quite like that gorgeous moistness and quivering inner. And this brownie recipe is the Queen of Quiver. That is to mean that it is also a little more delicate than a sturdier less quiver-prone brownie but the reward is in the texture. Flourless Chocolate Brownies with chocolate sauce Step 1 - Preheat the oven to 170°C/gas mark 3.

Dulce de Leche Brownies : : Miss in the Kitchen Dulce de Leche Brownies At seven o’clock last night I had a chocolate craving. I approach the pantry and see a can of Dulce de Leche and instantly think caramel brownies. I have been wanting to try a new brownie so I did a quick Google search and found these babies. If you aren’t familiar with Dulce de Leche it is basically caramel, like caramelized sweetened condensed milk (I can eat it straight out of the can). Dulce de Leche Brownies Adapted from The Sweet Life in Paris (Broadway Books) David Lebovitz Ingredients: 8 tablespoons salted or unsalted butter, cut into pieces 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 3 large eggs 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup flour optional: 1 cup toasted pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped 1 cup Dulce de Leche Cooking Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 8-inch square baking dish with a sheet aluminum foil that covers the bottom up over the sides. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Enjoy!

Vietnamese Coffee Jello I know half of you, dear readers, are thinking "Ewww!" And the other half are intrigued... I was intrigued when I read this recipe at The Food Librarian yesterday. I threw this Vietnamese Coffee-inspired Jello together in about 15 minutes yesterday evening, popped it in the fridge and eagerly waited for the gelatin to set. This Vietnamese Coffee Jello turned out pretty darn tasty, if you like coffee and gelatinous things. The Jello can be cut into the most perfect, smooth cubes and are sturdy enough to be picked up and eaten with your fingers. Vietnamese Coffee Jello via The Food Librarian 1/2 cup cold water 2 cups strong coffee 1 (14oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 3 packages of Knox unflavored gelatin Place 1/2 cup cold water in a medium bowl. Stir the hot coffee into the bloomed gelatin until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in the can of sweetened condensed milk. Pour the combined jello mixture into an 8x8 pan (you could use a larger pan for thinner jello cubes).

Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes So, after being gone all last week, this has been catch up on the house week. Mostly laundry actually. Man, who knew that a weeks worth of laundry from 5 people could be so daunting. Yikes!! Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes 1 box brownie mix, 8x8 inch size 24 Oreo Cookies 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 12 muffin cup baker with paper liners. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Makes 12 servings Recipe from

Cookies ‘n’ Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies Happy Valentine’s Day, chocolate lovers!! You can do one of two things with this recipe: a) Make these brownies for your sweetie, as a lovely dessert to top off your romantic Valentine’s day dinner. b) Make these brownies for yourself, as a way to celebrate the fact that Valentine’s day sucks. I’ll be going with option B. I’ll try to show some restraint and not eat the entire pan…(y’all know how Oreos are my biggest guilty pleasure). Cookies ‘n’ Cream Oreo Fudge BrowniesRecipe source: kevinandamanda.comPrint Recipe 1 box brownie mix (I used Ghirardelli Double Chocolate brownie mix) Eggs & oil (as called for by the brownie mix) 1 heaping half cup (6 oz) cookies & cream ice cream 1/4 cup hot fudge topping (chilled or room temp) Double Stuf Oreos 1.