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Brandied Cherry Brownie Bites

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Brandied Cherry Brownie Bites
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 2 hr 50 min
  • Servings 48
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Dress Betty Crocker® dark chocolate fudge brownie mix with brandy macerated cherries and hazelnuts to make these decadent candy treats – perfect bite-sized desserts for gift giving.
Updated Dec 12, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup brandy
  • 1 box (1 lb 3.9 oz) Betty Crocker™ dark chocolate fudge brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
  • 3/4 cup hazelnuts (filberts), toasted, skins removed and nuts chopped
  • 12 oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup hazelnut spread with cocoa

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In 1-quart saucepan, heat cherries and brandy to simmering over medium heat. Remove from heat; let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Make brownie mix as directed on box, using water, oil and egg, except stirring in cherries, any remaining brandy and 1/2 cup of the hazelnuts. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 30 minutes. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 4
    Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. With spoon, scoop out brownies and shape into 1-inch balls; place on cookie sheet.
  • 5
    In microwavable bowl, microwave baking chocolate uncovered on High 1 minute or until melted, stirring after 30 seconds. Stir in hazelnut spread until well blended. With fork, dip brownie balls, one at a time, into chocolate mixture; tap off excess. Return to cookie sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup hazelnuts. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set.

Nutrition

170 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Total Fat
9g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
45mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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