Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Double Chocolate Brownie Bites

This is a perfect bite-size dessert for summer picnics and reunions.  The brownies have mini chocolate chips baked into them and they are topped with a light whipped cream topping.




Double Chocolate Brownie Bites

1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup dark chocolate chips
2 tsp vanilla
3 large eggs
3 tbsp cocoa
3/4  cup flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking power
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Melt the butter and dark chocolate chips in a large saucepan over medium low heat stirring frequently.  When melted and smooth, add in the vanilla and eggs and beat until smooth.  Add in the dry ingredients and stir until completely incorporated.  Stir in the mini chocolate chips.  Use a small cookie scoop and fill greased mini cupcake pans.  Bake for 10 minutes at 350°.  Allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing carefully from the pans and place on a wire rack.  

Icing 

1/3 cup whipping cream
1/3 cup Mascarpone cheese
3/4 cup powdered sugar

Whip cream until stiff peaks form.  Add in Mascarpone and powdered sugar and beat for another minute.

Makes 36.