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Rich Expresso Brownie Bars

 
Rich Expresso Brownie Bars
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Rich Expresso Brownie Bars recipe

Yield

32

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

1

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

Brownies
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
unsweetened, 3 sq
2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet, 2 sq, null, null
½ cup vegetable shortening
golden' flavour
*
2 large eggs
1 each egg yolks
*
1 ¼ cups brown sugar
irmly packed
*
¾ cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon baking powder
*
cup pecans
or walnuts, coarsely chopped, toasted, optional
Cream cheese topping
12 ounces cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
confectioner's, sifted
2 tablespoons coffee
instant
1 tablespoon liqueur
coffee flavor, such as kahlua
1 each eggs
1 each egg whites
*
1 ounce semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet, 1 sq, null, null
1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Directions

BROWNIE: Melt chocolate squares and shortening over hot water, cool. Beat 2 whole eggs, 1 egg yolk and sugar on highest speed of electric mixer for 5 minutes. Fold in chocolate mixture and remaining ingredients.

Pour into greased and floured 13 X 9 inch pan; chill for 30 minutes.

CREAM CHEESE TOPPING: Combine cream cheese, icing sugar, instant coffee, liqueur, whole egg and the remaining egg white.

Beat at lowest speed of electric mixer until well blended. Spread over batter in pan. Melt chocolate square and oil; cool to room temperature. Pipe chocolate in lines, ¾ inch apart horizontally down length of pan.

Using toothpick, start from bottom corner of pan and draw it back and forth at ½ inch intervals vertically to create "feather effect".

Bake at 325F for 30 minutes or until cream cheese mixture is set. Cool. Cut into bars or squares. Store any leftover bars in refrigerator.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 33g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 78362% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 28g 141%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 251mg 84%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 12% Iron 31%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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