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Mexican Brownies

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 20
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Brownies with cayenne pepper? They're a step up from regular brownies for sure. These rich and gooey Mexican chocolate brownies pack a little bit of heat without being too spicy. Serve up a batch of fudgy, warm Mexican Brownies with your favorite ice cream—you'll want to make these again and again.
By Elizabeth Dehn
Updated Mar 10, 2023
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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Prepare Betty Crocker Fudge Brownies as directed on box.
  • 3
    Fold in cayenne pepper and chopped chocolate. Pour into a greased pan.
  • 4
    Bake as directed.
  • 5
    Cut into squares and serve warm or at room temperature.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can adjust the amount of cayenne pepper used in this Mexican Brownies recipe depending on your heat preference.
  • tip 2
    Prefer a mellower flavor? Try using cinnamon instead of the cayenne—or use a combination of the two spices.
  • tip 3
    Try topping warm Mexican Brownies with freshly whipped cream to contrast the spiciness.


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