2 of 24Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
Chocolate Stout Brownies
Chocolate Stout Brownies
Recipe The typical brownie has nearly 20g sugar--masking the flavor of the chocolate in an overwhelming wave of sweetness. Here we cut sugar in half for a richer, denser brownie that truly satisfies.
3 of 24Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Kate Parisian
4 of 24Photo: Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite
Salted Caramel Brownies
Salted Caramel Brownies Recipe If you love old fashioned salted caramels, this brownie is for you. With their rich, indulgent flavors, these layered brownies are a definite crowd-pleaser.
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Caramel-Marshmallow Brownies Recipe No matter the brownie recipe, they all have one thing in common: chocolate. So find the secret ingredient you love most (caramel, marshmallows, peanut butter, maybe mocha?) and bake a batch during the holidays.
6 of 24Howard L. Puckett
Irish Cream Brownies
Irish Cream Brownies
Recipe Need a light way to indulge your chocolate cravings? These scrumptious brownies have just 5 grams of fat. A splash of Baileys Irish Cream complements the intense chocolate flavor, but feel free to substitute other flavored liqueurs such as coffee, raspberry, or almond.
7 of 24Photo: Leigh Beisch
Peppermint-topped Brownies Recipe These festive peppermint brownies will surely ring in the holiday cheer. Not a fan of mint? Try six other mouth-watering ways to top these beauties.
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Chunky Chocolate Brownies
Chunky Chocolate Brownies Recipe Studded with big chunks of chocolate, these brownies could just be the fudgiest on the planet. Keep a stash in the freezer for when chocolate cravings strike, or make a rich dessert by topping warm brownies with a scoop of vanilla, coffee, or caramel ice cream.
9 of 24James Carrier
Shortbread Caramel Brownie Bars
Shortbread Caramel Brownie Bars Recipe Made-from-scratch brownies, cookie dough, and gooey caramel are layered to make what's sure to be a hit at your holiday cookie exchange. If you're short on time, substitute store-bought cookie dough and brownie mix to make the process quick and easy.
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Caramel-Coconut-Pecan Brownies Recipe Spruce up that plain brownie recipe with a gloriously chewy, crunchy topping of shredded coconut, chopped pecans, and condensed milk. It's like a brownie and candy bar all rolled into one.
11 of 24James Carrier
Mexican Chocolate Streusel Brownies
Mexican Chocolate Streusel Brownies Recipe Streusel toppings may be more common on pies and coffeecake, but they taste uncommonly good on top of chewy chocolate brownies, particularly when the streusel is a mix of Mexican chocolate, cinnamon, and brown sugar.
12 of 24Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell
Dark Chocolate and Cherry Brownies Recipe The brownie version of chocolate-covered cherries, these cakey gems are a snap to make. Keep a jar of cherry preserves and a bag of chocolate chips in the pantry and bake up a batch in just 25 minutes.
14 of 24Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Peanut Butter Candy Bar Brownies Recipe Let the kids help with this one! Made with crushed peanut butter sandwich cookies, chocolate peanut butter cups, crushed peanut butter candy bars, chocolate chips, coconut, and condensed milk, it's the quintessential brownie for those who love a splash of chocolate with their peanut butter.
16 of 24Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Kate Parisian
Recipe Sweet and nutty, these brownies are sure to disappear quickly. Stir in the chopped nuts into the batter right before popping the pan into the oven.
17 of 24Photo: John O'Hagan; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Cappuccino-Frosted Brownies Recipe Make these brownies for your next office party. Your co-workers will love you and your boss might give you a raise just because of the Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting.
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Chocolate-Glazed Brownies Recipe With deep dark chocolate flavor plus creamy chocolate icing (and ingredients you probably have on hand), this is the ultimate go-to brownie for last-minute pot lucks and holiday gatherings.
19 of 24Becky Luigart-Stayner
Fudgy Mocha-Toffee Brownies
Fudgy Mocha-Toffee Brownies Recipe Instant coffee granules combine with chocolate for a rich mocha-flavored brownie that's sprinkled with crunchy toffee chips. If you have any leftovers (highly unlikely, but possible), wrap them in foil and pop them in the freezer. They'll keep for up to four months.
20 of 24Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Kate Parisian