Thursday, October 20, 2011

Snickers Brownies.......Week 4 of the 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies


Ever since I made these Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Bites, I've been obsessed with adding candy to my baked goods.  I was going to make Snickers Cookies (yes there is such a thing), but due to time constraints, I needed to do something that would be be quicker.  So, I googled Snickers Brownies and found this recipe by My Baking Addiction.  


How do I describe these?  Decadent. Rich. Chocolaty. Fudgy. 


Was it a good idea to add Snickers Bars to brownies?


Oh YES!


I know this is a little different for a Christmas treat but I don't think anyone would mind if these showed up on your cookie platter this year.   

Snickers Brownies

yield | 12 brownies

Ingredients

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate; coarsely chopped
3/4 cup butter, unsalted
1 ½ cups white sugar
3 eggs; lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
12 Fun Size Snickers Candy Bars; cut into fourths (I used 10 Snickers)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Microwave chocolate and butter in large bowl at medium (50% power) for 3-4 minutes or until butter is melted.
3. Whisk until chocolate is melted. Stir in sugar. Add in eggs, extract and salt. Gradually add in flour and stir until just combined.
4. Spread ½ the batter into prepared pan. Add an even layer of Snickers and cover with remaining ½ of brownie batter. Bake for 30-35 minutes; do not over bake.
5. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely before cutting.



The hidden special ingredient in these brownies.  All I can say is WOW!


Lining the pan with foil makes it easy to lift out of the baking pan and cut into squares.



It's Week 4 and I'm working my way through the 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies.  See the blog hop below for more shared holiday treats.

Enjoy!

Mom's Cooking Club Lesson:  Snickers candy bars have been around a long time.  They were introduced by Mars, Incorporated in 1930.  A candy bar that stays around for 81 years has to be pretty special.  Roasted peanuts, nougat, caramel and milk chocolate.....Snickers!


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12 comments:

Charlotte + Jade said...

These look totally incredible. What a great idea - it's like mixing brownie with rocky road! I HAVE to try this on my housemates.

Charlotte @ http://fashionwaffle.blogspot.com

Kristen said...

This is a perfect recipe for all that Halloween candy my kids will be bringing home!

BreAna {Sugar and Spice and All Things Iced} said...

Delicious!! I definitely wouldn't complain if I was given some of these!! :) What a great way to dress up a brownie.

Desi said...

I'm sure I'll be looking for some recipes to use up leftover Halloween candy, if I don't eat it all first lol! These brownies sound delish!

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Patsyk said...

Oooohhhhh! I want some!

Amilia @justeverydayme said...

These look so tasty! I'm looking forward to using all my halloween candy in baked goods. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

Barbara Bakes said...

They look decadent and delicious! I bought a bag of Milky Way thinking I would bake with them, but some how they got opened.

kita said...

Ooh, I am going to go raid my pantry to see if I have snickers because these sound awesome!

Trisha said...

I like the sound of these ... snickers is one of my favorite candies!

Shannon said...

Mmm...must try these!

Pamela said...

Yummy! Perfect use for all of that leftover candy we will all surely have after Halloween.

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