Author: Susan Murray, www.awomancooksinasheville.com
1/3cunsweetened cocoa powder
2ozunsweetened chocolatefinely chopped
½stick butter(4 tbsp)
2eggs plus 2 egg yolks
1cupchocolate chips or chopped candy
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x13” baking pan with foil or parchment paper. Spray well with cooking spray.
In a large heat proof bowl whisk together the cocoa powder and boiling water until the cocoa has melted. Add the chopped chocolate and continue whisking until the chocolate is melted.
Melt the butter and Crisco over low heat. Add them to the chocolate mixture and stir it well. It may look grainy.
Whisk the eggs, yolks and vanilla together in a small bowl and then whisk them into the chocolate. It should come together into a smooth, creamy mixture.
Add sugar and stir until it is well mixed in.
Fold in the flour and salt until it’s is all combined.
Add the chips or candies.
Pour the batter into your prepared pan. It will be thick. Use your spatula to spread it out evenly.
Bake 30-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and cool in the pan for 15 minutes. Use the edges of the parchment paper to lift the brownies out onto a wire cooling rack and let cool completely (As much as two hours) before cutting.
Note: Depending on the type of candy you use, it can be hard to remove the brownies from the parchment paper. Chocolate candies are best for ease of cutting!
Thank you for trying my recipe - enjoy!
Susan Murray, awomancooksinasheville.com