Cherry-Chocolate Chunkers

Chocolate and cherry add a rich flavor to these delicious brownies - perfect dessert to serve at your party.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Brownies

1
jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs, beaten
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chunks (2 cups)

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
3
to 5 teaspoons reserved maraschino cherry liquid
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Drain cherries well, reserving liquid for glaze. Cut cherries in half; set aside.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, vanilla and eggs. Stir in cherries and chocolate chunks. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, spread batter evenly.
  • 3 Bake 32 to 37 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Place glaze in resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off tiny corner of bag. Squeeze glaze in desired pattern on top of brownies. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Brownie
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    30g
    30%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    8%;
    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; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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