Chocolate-Cherry-Pistachio Brownies

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 50 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 20 servings

Ingredients

1
box (18.4 oz) Pillsbury™ Family Size Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
2/3
cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
1/4
cup water
3
eggs
1
jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries, well drained, cut in half
1
box (4-serving size) pistachio instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/2
cup cold milk
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/2
cup pistachio nuts, chopped, toasted*
1/2
cup butter
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  2. 2 In large bowl, stir brownie mix, oil, water and eggs 50 strokes with spoon. Stir in cherries. Spread batter in pan. Bake 28 to 31 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat pudding mix and milk with wire whisk until well blended. Fold in whipped topping and nuts. Spread over brownie. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  4. 4 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter and chocolate chips uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Cool 5 minutes; carefully spread over pudding mixture. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. For brownies, cut into 5 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

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