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Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Brownies

Some of the strawberry jam I put up every year makes its way into these brownies. I like to bake up a batch as a special treat for the learning-disabled students I teach. My husband and three sons enjoy them, too. —Teresa Jansen, Advance, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • TRUFFLE FILLING:
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam or preserves
  • 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and eggs. Stir in chocolate mixture. Dissolve coffee in water; add to chocolate mixture. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to batter.
  • Spread evenly in a greased and floured 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool.
  • Meanwhile, for filling, melt chocolate chips and coffee granules; stir until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add jam and confectioners' sugar; mix well. Beat in melted chocolate until well blended. Spread over brownies.
  • For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over filling. Chill at least 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 215 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • cbenne12
    Apr 24, 2015

    Delicious and decadent!