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German Chocolate Brownies Recipe

German Chocolate Brownies Recipe

These saucepan brownies capture the rich flavor of a favorite cake with a few easy steps. Broiling the sweet coconut topping makes it goey and good. —Karen Grimes, Stephens City, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 9-in.-square baking pan. Bake 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean (do not overbake).
  • 3. For topping, combine butter and brown sugar in a large bowl. Add coconut, pecans, corn syrup and milk; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto warm brownies; spread evenly.
  • 4. Broil 6 in. from heat 2-4 minutes or until top is browned and bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars Yield: 16 brownies.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 247 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.