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Valentine's Mini Brownie Bites
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Valentine's Mini Brownie Bites

Course: Dessert, Sweets, Valentine's Day Goodies
Calories:
Author: Terri

Ingredients

For Mini Brownie Bites

  • 1 cup chocolate chips semisweet
  • ¾ cup butter 1½ sticks
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cups sugar
  • 3 eggs + 1 egg yoke
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt

For Chocolate Frosting

  • 1 stick butter melted
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powder sugar
  • cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° and spray mini muffin pans with non stick spray, set aside.

Mini Brownie Bites

  • In a small sauce pan, heat chocolate chips, butter and unsweetened cocoa powder over low heat until melted. Let cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar until nice and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add vanilla and beat until combined.
  • Pour cooled chocolate mixture into sugar mixture. Stir until combined.
  • Add flour and salt. Gently stir until combined.
  • Pour into prepared mini muffin pans.
  • Bake for approximately 10-14 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before adding frosting.

Chocolate Frosting

  • In a medium size mixing bowl, add melted butter. Mix in cocoa.
  • Next add a little powder sugar and then milk, then powder sugar then milk. Repeat until all is well mixed. Mix on low speed.
  • After frosting is well blended, add vanilla and stir.
  • Makes about 2 cups of frosting.
  • Frost brownie bites once they have cooled.

Notes

Brownie recipe mostly adapted from Tessa over at Handle the Heat
Chocolate frosting from Hersheys