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Chocolate-Cherry Brownies

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Chocolate-Cherry Brownies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 16

If you love the classic flavor combination of rich chocolate and sweet cherries, you’ll love these brownies! Chopped maraschino cherries and chocolate chips are stirred into the batter and added on top. So there’s no shortage of chewy cherries and gooey melted chocolate when you bite in these brownies. And no one will guess these beauties started with a box of Betty Crocker™ Supreme original brownie mix, or that they only took 20 minutes to prep. Keep this recipe in your back pocket (and keep your pantry stocked with brownie mix) and you’ll be ready for any party, bake sale or other occasion that pops up! MORE+ LESS-

Updated April 2, 2019
Betty Crocker Premium Brownie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Premium Brownie Mix

Ingredients

Brownie

1
box (16 oz) Betty Crocker™ Supreme original brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup coarsely chopped maraschino cherries, drained, patted dry

Toppings

1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped maraschino cherries, drained, patted dry

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom of 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    Mix brownie batter as directed on box. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/4 cup cherries. Spread in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 28 to 31 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of the chocolate chips over top of baked brownies; cool 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cherries over top. In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring halfway through, until chips can be stirred smooth. Spoon into resealable food-storage plastic bag; partially seal bag. Cut small tip from corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over top. Let stand about 2 hours or until chocolate is set. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • For best results, make sure maraschino cherries are patted dry before chopping.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
23g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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