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Mini Brownie Bites

Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield Makes 12 servings (serving size: 2 brownie bites)
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.

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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.