Chocolate Chunk Almond Brownies

These indulgent buttery rich brownies accented with coconut and almonds were inspired by Facebook fan Chrystelle and brought to life by the Betty Crocker Kitchens.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Hershey's™ Chocolate Chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup water
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2/3
cup slivered almonds, toasted
1
container Betty Crocker™ Peter Paul™ Almond Joy™ frosting
2
tablespoons coconut

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spary.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix cookie mix and cocoa. Stir in butter, water and almond extract just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in 1/3 cup of the almonds. Spread into pan.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from edge of pan comes out clean and center feels just set when lightly touched in center; do not overbake. Cool completely. Frost with frosting; sprinkle with remaining almonds and coconut, press in gently. 16 brownies.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 brownie
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.