Makeover Chocolate Truffle Dessert
Prepare brownie batter according to package directions. Spread into a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.
Place chocolate chips in a food processor. Cover; process until finely chopped. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine 1 cup cream, butter and coffee granules. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until butter is melted; stir until smooth. With food processor running, add cream mixture in a slow, steady stream. Add vanilla; cover and process until smooth.
Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag. Fill with 1/4 cup chocolate mixture; set aside for garnish./ Transfer remaining chocolate mixture to a large bowl.
Remove sides of springform pan. Spread half of the chocolate mixture over brownie layer, spreading evenly over top and sides.
In a small mixing bowl, beat remaining cream until soft peaks form;fold into remaining chocolate mixture. Spread over chocolate layer.
Gently press cookies into sides of dessert.
Pipe reserved chocolate mixture on top. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 5 minutes before cutting.