Saturday Snacks...

- Mocha Truffle Brownies -

So... here is the recipe for the wonderful brownies Britt and Jo made. They turn out wonderful, IF... you have all the ingredients.

1-1/4 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup butter (or 1 stick)
1 tsp. instant coffee granules
2 Tbsp. hot water
2 eggs
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda

- Filling -
1 Tbsp. instant coffee granules
1 Tbsp. hot water
1 pack of cream cheese softened (8 oz.)
1/3 cup confectioners sugar
1 cup (6 oz) chocolate chips, melted

- Glaze -
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1 tsp. shortening

1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes. Dissolve coffee granules in hot water; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar on medium speed for 1 minute. Stir in chocolate mixture and coffee. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to chocolate mixture.

2. Transfer to a greased 9 in. square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool completely on wire rack.

3. For filling, dissolve coffee granules in hot water. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in confectioner's sugar, melted chocolate and coffee. Spread over brownies.

4. For glaze, melt chocolate chips and shortening in microwave; stir until smooth. Drizzle over filling. Chill for at least 2 hours before cutting. Store in the refrigerator. Enjoy!

- Jen


  1. mmmmm.....mocha! would love to make these! And I will totally make sure I have all the ingredients! :P

  2. Has Britt and Jo re-done these? Only made sure they had all the ingredients and weren't rushed? hehe


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