Cherry-Chocolate Chunkers

Cherry-Chocolate Chunkers

Chocolate and cherry add a rich flavor to these beautiful brownies - perfect dessert to serve at your next party.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

brownies

Brownies
1
jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs, beaten
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chunks (2 cups)
Glaze
1/2
cup powdered sugar
3
to 5 teaspoons reserved maraschino cherry liquid
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Drain cherries well, reserving liquid for glaze. Cut cherries in half; set aside.
  2. In 3-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, vanilla and eggs. Stir in cherries and chocolate chunks. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, spread batter evenly.
  3. Bake 32 to 37 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Place glaze in resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off tiny corner of bag. Squeeze glaze in desired pattern on top of brownies. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 24 brownies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.