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Frosted Walnut Brownie Cups Recipe

Frosted Walnut Brownie Cups Recipe

Have a little taste of heaven with these mini brownie cups. They are always a huge hit and are simple to make. —Crystal Strick, Boyertown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • GANACHE:
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; whisk until smooth. Cool slightly.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour; stir in walnuts. Fill paper-lined miniature muffin cups almost full.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 20-23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 4. Place chocolate chips in a small bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Pour over chocolate; whisk until smooth. Cool for 30 minutes or until ganache reaches a spreading consistency, stirring occasionally. Spread over brownies. Yield: 32 brownie cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 brownie cup equals 353 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.