Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Triple Threat Brownies

(Recipe thanks to Scaredbride)

2 cups packed light brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup peanut butter chips
2/3 cup white chocolate chips
Chocolate Chip Drizzle (recipe follows)

Heat oven 350. Grease 15.5 x10.5 x 1 inch jelly roll pan. Stir together brown sugar and butter in large bowl; beat in eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add flour and salt, beating just until blended; stir in chocolate, peanut butter and white chips. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake 25-30 mins or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely; cut into bars. With tines of fork. Drizzle Chocolate Chip Drizzle randomly over bars. About 6 dozen bars.

Chocolate Chip Drizzle:
Place 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips and 1/4 teaspoon shortening (do not use butter or margarine) in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 30 secs; stir. If necessary, microwave at 10 seconds intervals; stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Place in small ziplock bag and cut the tip of one corner. Squeeze chocolate over cooled brownies.

Rating: A-
Who doesn't LOVE brownies:)

Oreo Bombs

1 package of Oreo's
1 package of Cream Cheese (8oz)
1 bag of chocolate chips
1 tablespoon of Crisco
1 package of Betty Crocker Microwaveable White Chocolate.

Crumble oreos in food processor or blender into little bits. Place in bowl and mix (by hand) cream cheese. Roll into small balls and place on wax paper on cookie sheet. Place in fridge for 2 hours. Melt chocolate chips in sauce pan w/ Crisco on low heat (takes about 10 mins). Roll oreo balls in chocolate and place on wax paper. Place back in fridge for 30mins -1 hr. Drizzle white chocolate on top. Place in fridge until ready to serve.

Rating: A-
Not my favorite dessert, but I had several coworkers ask for the recipe.