Chocolate-Hazelnut Brownie Bites Recipe
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Chocolate-Hazelnut Brownie Bites Recipe

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I created this recipe because my sister-in-law really enjoys hazelnuts and is always asking me to bake with them. A plate of these rich, chocolaty bites makes a great gift, too. —Laura Majchrzak, Hunt Valley, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/4 cups ground hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup Nutella
  • 36 whole blanched hazelnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 brownie bite equals 134 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 45 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt 1 cup chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. In a large bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar. Stir in vanilla. In a small bowl, combine the ground hazelnuts, flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining chips.
  2. Fill paper-lined mini muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely. Spread with Nutella; top each with a hazelnut. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate-Hazelnut Brownie Bites in Taste of Home June/July 2008, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 brownie bite equals 134 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 45 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"I can't wait to try this recipe! Could I substitute walnuts?"

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2009

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cagno
I would also like to know where one can buy the cupcake cups. Thank you.
 Look on the first page of comments. The third post from "Marketing" mentions where you can purchase the cupcake liners.ErikB 
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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2009

"I would also like to know where one can buy the cupcake cups. Thank you.Valeriemelbandzak@verizon.net"

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2009

"I would also like to know about the holders. Thanks."

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2009

"Where can I get the cupcake cups?oquinn01@hotmail.com"

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