Chocolate Brownie Petit Fours

These Chocolatey Brownie Petit Fours are a fun new twist on a true crowd pleaser! Serve them at your next get-together and watch them disappear! 2015-11-09-7313

Today I am sharing with you a recipe that is SO much fun to make and eat! Honestly I don’t know if other people make brownie petit fours, but I do and my family and friends love them every single time!

Your traditional petit four starts with a light white cake and is then transformed from there. White cake is great for certain things, but I guess I had chocolate on the brain today. So I decided to make brownie petit fours. Hey, why not?

Chocolate Brownie Petit Fours…delicious! Hope you enjoy! 2015-11-09-7325A nice moist center is always a good thing with brownies. Don’t you think?

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Brownies cut into 1 1/2″ squares work great here. You will find that once they’re coated in chocolate and topped with a M&M, it’s more than enough.

I used the recipe from Baker’s One Bowl Brownies, but I have also made these with a boxed brownie mix before and they turn out great either way!

2015-11-09-7304 Fall colored M&M’s make a great topper for the petit fours. Any kind of seasonal M&M’s would work just fine.

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Chocolate Brownie Petit Fours

Ingredients:                                   

2015-11-09-7313 1 pkg. (4oz.) Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate

3/4 cup butter

2 cups sugar

3 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup all-purpose flour

OR 1 -13 x 9 brownie mix (follow instructions on package)

2 cups (12 oz. package) Milk Chocolate Morsels, or your favorite chocolate chips

3 tbsp. shortening

Fall colored M&M’s, optional

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 13 x 9-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.

2. Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwave safe bowl on HIGH for 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in sugar. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Add flour; mix well. Pour into prepared pan.

3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs. (Do not overbake.) Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Using edges of foil, lift brownie out of pan. Peel off foil; cut into 1 1/2″ squares.

4. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Melt milk chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave safe bowl until completely melted. Dip each brownie square into melted chocolate, covering completely. Gently tap on side of bowl to allow extra chocolate to drip off. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Immediately top with one M&M, if using. Allow chocolate to set at room temperature or refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.

* If chocolate starts to harden reheat in microwave for just a bit.

Makes 20-24 servings. Adapted Recipe: Baker’s One Bowl Brownies

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