Rating: 4 stars
16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2

Like brookies? Then you'll love these dessert bars that combine our classic shortbread recipe with our number one chocolate brownie recipe. A handful of mini chocolate chips hiding inside these Shortbread Brownies make them the best surprise-inside treat!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Kim Cornelison

Recipe Summary test

20 mins
48 mins
68 mins
24 bars


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil; set aside. In a medium mixing bowl stir together 1 cup flour and the brown sugar. Cut in the 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the 1/4 cup chocolate pieces. Press into prepared pan. Bake for 8 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl stir together granulated sugar, 3/4 cup flour, the cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Add eggs, melted butter, and vanilla; beat by hand until smooth. Stir in the 1/2 cup chocolate pieces. Carefully spread over crust in pan.

  • Bake 40 minutes more. Cool brownies in pan on a wire rack. Lift brownies out of pan by lifting up on foil. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 44mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 23g; mono fat 4g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 16g; protein 3g; vitamin a 243IU; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; folate 20.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 121mg; potassium 51mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.9mg.