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Decadent Cherry Mousse Brownies

Decadent Cherry Mousse Brownies
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24
Layer fudgy brownies with two more chocolates and cherries for the ultimate triple treat.
Updated January 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs as called for on brownie mix box
  • 3 oz. white baking chocolate
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting (from 16 oz container)
  • 1/4 cup chopped well drained maraschino cherries
  • 1 to 2 drops red food color
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 oz. white baking chocolate
  • 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F for dark or non stick pan). Grease or spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Bake brownies as directed on box using water, oil and eggs. Spread into pan. Bake for 24 to 26 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely.
  • 2
    In medium microwaveable bowl, microwave 3 oz. white baking chocolate and 1/3 cup whipping cream uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until chocolate is melted. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Stir frosting and maraschino cherries into chocolate mixture until well blended. Spread evenly over cooled brownies.
  • 4
    In small microwaveable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and butter uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once until smooth. Carefully spread over mousse. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set.
  • 5
    In small microwaveable bowl, microwave 1 oz. white baking chocolate and oil uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over brownies. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.

  • Bite-sized brownies can make a big spash on a dessert tray. Serve them in mini colored or metallic papers.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
26g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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