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Cranberry-Port Fudge Brownies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Makes

16 servings

"These fudgy brownies are my friend, Krysta's, favorite!" The port wine adds a sophisticated flavor to this decadent dessert. Kelly Heft, Somersville, MA
Cranberry-Port Fudge Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup tawny port wine

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, stirring well after each addition. Stir in flour and salt just until blended.
  2. In a another small saucepan, combine cranberries and wine. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook until liquid is reduced to a thin syrupy consistency (about 3 minutes). Stir into batter.
  3. Transfer to a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 325° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 212 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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