Monday, February 8, 2010

hugs n kisses mocha brownies

i needed a baking fix.  what's that you say, hubby will be at the fire house monday night!!  woo hoo!  i can bake, he can take!! :o)

Hugs n Kisses Mocha Brownies
4 (1 ounce) squares baker's unsweetened baking chocolate
3/4 cup butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1/2 cup general foods international Suisse Mocha(or you could use regular suisse mocha hot chocolate)
1 bag hershey hugs and kisses

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease pan(s). Microwave unsweetened chocolate and butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted(or use a double boiler);

stir until chocolate is completely melted.

while chocolate and butter are melting, unwrap kisses, and place in freezer

Stir in sugar.

Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
Add flour and flavored instant coffee; stir until well blended.

Spread into prepared pan. (i did 2 mini muffin tins and put the rest in an 8x8 pan)

Bake mini muffins approx 15 to 18 min, and 8x8 approx 20-25 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs. (Do not overbake.)
insert one kiss into each brownie bite immediately after baking.

for 8x8 pan, pour remaining kisses over the top of hot brownies.  let melt for 5-10 minutes, gently spread chocolate to the edges.

to cut: heat sharp knife in a cup of HOT water; dry knife and cut.  dip and wipe knife before each cut.


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  1. Divine! That is the word I would use to describe them. My mouth is watering just looking at your pictures. And how serendipitous that you wont even have to have them in the house after you make them. Temptation to eat them all by yourself would be hard to resist.

  2. P.S. I have an award for you.

  3. WOW! That looks yummy. I know my family would love these. Thanks for sharing at Trendy Treehouse.


  4. Wow! Those look amazing:) Thanks for sharing!