Mini Brownie Bites

Mini Brownie Bites Recipe
Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite
Brownies are such a popular treat. Chocolately and delicious, these mini bites are hard to turn down. Top with coconuts, walnuts or powdered sugar to finish.

Yield:

Makes 12 servings (serving size: 2 brownie bites)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 180
Fat 11 g
Satfat 7 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 130 mg
Calcium 23 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons semisweet chocolate minichips
3 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 large egg
4 tablespoons flaked sweetened coconut or coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)
Powdered sugar (optional)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350º.

2. Line a 12-cup minimuffin pan with paper liners. Combine butter and chocolate chips in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently until melted. Remove from heat; stir in milk and vanilla.

3. Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; stir into chocolate. Combine sugar and egg in a bowl and stir into chocolate mixture. Spoon batter into muffin cups.

4. Bake 7 minutes. Top each brownie with 1 teaspoon coconut or walnuts, if desired; bake 5 more minutes. Cool on rack. If you didn't top with coconut or walnuts, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Martha Condra,

Health

September 2007