Mocha Truffle Brownies

Serves: 24
Total Calories: 196


Brownie Layer
1 1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (7 1/2 oz.)
1/2 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup brown sugar packed
2 eggs large
1 teaspoon instant coffee dissolved in 2 tablespoons water (optional)
3/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Truffle Filling
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (6 oz.)
3 teaspoons instant coffee
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (1 1/2 oz.)
1 teaspoon vegetable shortening solid


Preheat oven to 350°. Grease an 8- or 9-inch square baking pan.

To make brownie layer, melt 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips with butter. Cool slightly. In a large mixer bowl at medium speed, beat brown sugar and eggs. Add chocolate mixture and dissolved coffee. Mix well. Stir in flour and baking powder. Spread evenly in pan.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool pan on a wire rack.

To make truffle filling, melt 1 cup chocolate chips with coffee powder. In a small mixer bowl at medium speed, beat cream cheese until smooth. At low speed, beat in chocolate mixture and powdered sugar. Beat until fluffy. Spread over brownies.

To make glaze, melt 1/4 cup chocolate chips with shortening. Drizzle over filling. Chill 2 hours. Cut into bars.

Cover and store in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 24
Total Calories: 196
Calories from Fat: 103

This Mocha Truffle Brownies recipe is from the Favorite Cookie Bars Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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