Mini 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.

Health SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 12 servings (serving size: 2 brownie bites)
  • Cook time:12 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 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)


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 180
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 130mg
  • Calcium: 23mg

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