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Raspberry Truffle Brownies Recipe

Raspberry Truffle Brownies Recipe

On the outside, these look like traditional brownies. When people bite in, though, are they surprised! It's almost like eating a rich filled chocolate candy. My husband and I are both teachers. We have two children, 7 and 3.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:30 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup seedless red raspberry jam
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening


  • 1. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar until blended. Dissolve coffee granules in water; add to egg mixture. Beat in chocolate until well blended. Combine flour and baking powder; stir into chocolate mixture just until blended.
  • 2. Spread in a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until brownies test done. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. For filling, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Cool. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in jam; stir in melted chocolate. Spread over cooled brownies.
  • 4. For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over filling. Chill before cutting. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 171 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Reviews for Raspberry Truffle Brownies

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keely27 User ID: 4249986 240463
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"SO good, but I had a hard time keeping the frosting in place"

GStaelens User ID: 1765741 235938
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"Great with or without the frosting"

mom2lauren User ID: 7407229 232755
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2015

"These were fantastic. I took them to a meeting and they disappeared fast!"

Bakeronduty User ID: 8019167 11585
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2014

"This sounds fabulous. Could you substitute orange marmalade for jam? I love orange chocolate anything."

Allie113 User ID: 7882821 16278
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"My family and friends loved these and are always asking for more."

delowenstein User ID: 3766053 8368
Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"I actually recall making this recipe a long time back and I made them again 5/4/14. I have the Country Woman Crate 'o Recipes! I did add 1/4 tsp. salt to the dry ingredients & I'd greased and floured the 8x8x2" square baking pan! I baked the brownies 30 minutes! I'd also added 1 tsp. vanilla extract to the batter after combining eggs, brown sugar and instant DECAF coffee crystals with the melted chocolate-butter mixture! I did have the ingredients for the raspberry filling (the cream cheese, seedless raspberry jam, chocolate chips, confectioners' sugar) and I did make the glaze, but I swirled it through the filling to create a marbled pattern. This recipe actually makes about 16 to 20 brownies, NOT 5 dozen as it's in a square pan! Having prepared these brownies before, I was able to gauge the amount after chilling and cutting them! This recipe is really great and a very tasty alternative to traditional brownies! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with Country Woman! delowenstein"

parksville User ID: 1598935 10571
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

"OMG - DELICIOUS! Definitely my go-to brownie recipe, w/ a slight rich taste, but at the same time not too sweet. I served pieces w/ a dollop of fresh whipped cream and raspberries on the side. I did not make the glaze, but sprinkled a small amount of icing sugar on top instead. As my 9x9 pan is a no-stick, I placed a piece of parchment on the bottom and up two sides (sprayed w/ pam) so I could lift the brownie out later to slice on a cutting board instead of scratching up the pan. This recipe is EXCELLENT and easy to make. Our guests loved this recipe and I gave them copies to take home!"

truffles6 User ID: 1605921 24517
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

"This is a BIG hit at our house! I have made these many times. When I am in a hurry, I use a box mix for the brownies and follow the rest of the recipe for the filling and glaze."

puzzlemad User ID: 3329799 10560
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"forgot to give it the 5 star rating it deserves."

puzzlemad User ID: 3329799 6619
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"EXCELLENT! I have made this twice and it is delicous, but very rich."

Karen23464 User ID: 5532000 23032
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2011

"These are OMG good! If you are on a diet don't even go there 'cause you will not be able exhibit portion control... =)"

foodiemomma User ID: 5553422 8367
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2011

"These brownies were incredible! Definately will be a go-to recipe when an impressive dessert is needed. The flavor of the chocolate-raspberry mousse on top really makes these brownies stand out."

god'slillgirl User ID: 5389671 11587
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"I love these moist brownies. They are kind of rich but the have wonderful flavor. I will most definatly make these again."

Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 6613
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2010


Monarchsmomma User ID: 1811632 10559
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2010

"I used strawberry jam, it was what I had. The brownies are very good not too sweet or overly chocolatey. The frosting is surprising with cream cheese. Very good. Will try with raspberry jam as well as other flavors. Thanks for sharing!"

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