Dark Chocolate Brownies

A touch of cinnamon enhances the rick dark chocolate goodness in these easy-to-make brownies.

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Makes:
20 servings
Yields:
Makes 20 to 25 brownies
Prep:
25 mins
Bake:
25 mins 350°F
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Dark Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients
7
ounces unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
3/4
cup butter
1/4
cup water
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/3
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9-inch square by 2-inch deep baking pan; set aside. In a medium saucepan, combine chocolate, butter, and the water; cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar to chocolate mixture; beat with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add flour, salt, and cinnamon. Beat on low speed until combined. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and/or powdered sugar. Makes 20 to 25 brownies.

From the Test Kitchen

To Bake Ahead:

Prepare brownies as directed; do not cut into bars. Cover pan. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage, cut brownies into bars and layer between waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw brownies; sprinkle with cocoa powder and/or powdered sugar.

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