Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies
 
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A rich, moist brownie with crusty edges chock filled with fresh cherries.
Serves: 16 Bars
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cherries, pitted, cut in quarters
  • ½ cup butter, unsalted
  • 2 oz unsweetened dark chocolate
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. cherry extract (optional)
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line an 8 x 8 brownie pan with aluminum foil, with paper lapping over the side and spray with cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl, add cherries; Set a side.
  4. In a medium pot add butter and chocolate. Cook just until chocolate is melted. Take off the heat.
  5. Stir in sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and cherry extract until combined. Stir in flour, just until combined. Stir in cherries.
  6. Pour batter into prepared brownie pan. bake in oven for 30 - 35 minutes until center comes out clean with a toothpick. A few crumbs is ok.
  7. Let cool completely. Carefully pull brownies out of pan, cut into 12 to 16 pieces.
Notes
Calories: 139, Fat: 8, Cholesterol: 38, Sodium: 9, Potassium: 33, Carbs: 16, Fiber: 1, Sugar: 10, Protein: 2
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 brownie
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/07/25/dark-chocolate-cherry-brownies/