Gluten-Free Mexican Chocolate Brownies

Jazz up Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix with Cinnamon Chex® cereal, creating a classic Mexican-flavored combo with added crunch.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

3
cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
box (16 oz) Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free brownie mix
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
eggs

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin to make about 1 1/2 cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix cereal, brown sugar and baking soda; stir in 1/4 cup melted butter until well mixed. Reserve 1/3 cup cereal mixture for topping. Press remaining cereal mixture evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 5 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir brownie mix, 1/4 cup melted butter and the eggs until well blended. Drop batter by small spoonfuls over baked layer. Carefully spread over baked layer; sprinkle with reserved 1/3 cup cereal mixture.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 34 minutes or until brownies look dry and set. (Brownies will be soft; do not use toothpick test). Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

The secret to cutting perfect bars is to line the pan with foil so you can lift out the baked bars. Spray the foil as directed in the recipe.

Betty’s mixes won gold. The Edison Best New Product Awards are given annually and are voted on by a not-for-profit group. Enjoy this recipe using one of the mixes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.