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Dark Chocolate Butterscotch Brownies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Makes

about 5 dozen

My daughters and I love homemade brownies. We experimented with many recipes and finally came up with this family favorite. The rich, satiny frosting and the butterscotch chips are irresistible.
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Ingredients

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 60% cocoa bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup 60% cocoa bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt unsweetened chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, combine sugar and chocolate mixture. Stir in egg whites and vanilla. Gradually add flour to chocolate mixture. Stir in chips.
  2. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For glaze, in a microwave, melt chips and butter; stir until smooth. Immediately spread over brownies. Cool before cutting.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested using Ghirardelli 60% cocoa bittersweet chocolate baking chips. Semisweet chocolate chips may be substituted.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts: 1 brownie equals 110 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 39 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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