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Fudge Brownie Cups

Fudge Brownie Cups (Rachel Johnson)

Fudge Brownie Cups

Easy to make and fun to eat, show the love and hand out these chocolatey treats to your favorite sweeties on Valentine's Day.

MAKES: 12 Brownie Cups

TOTAL TIME: 45 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

Cooking spray

10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1 cup granulated sugar

2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

2 large eggs, at room temperature

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

12 filled chocolate candies

PREPARATION AND COOKING:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin tray with cooking spray.

2. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, salt and eggs; whisk until well-incorporated.

3. Add flour and chocolate chips; mix to combine.

4. Divide batter among the muffin cups (about 2 to 3 tablespoons per cup); clean up the sides.

5. Bake 15 minutes or until brownies are almost set. Gently press a chocolate candy into the center of the brownie; bake another 10 minutes or until the tops are cracked and shiny.

6. Allow to cool in pan for a few minutes; transfer brownies to a wire rack to cool completely.

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