Raspberry Brownies

Raspberry Brownies
Servings: 32 Yield: 32 brownies Prep 20 mins Freeze 20 mins Bake 350°F 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry liqueur
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups shelled walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup raspberry preserves
  • Confectioners sugar, for dusting (optional)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 13 x 9 x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Melt together butter and chocolate in bowl set over simmering water in saucepan. Stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.

3. Beat eggs and sugar in large bowl until well combined, about 1 minute. Beat in vanilla, 1 tablespoon liqueur and the salt. Stir in flour in 3 additions. Fold in walnuts and chocolate chips. Spread half of batter over bottom of prepared pan.

4. Mix together preserves and remaining liqueur in small bowl. Spread over batter in pan. Place in freezer for about for about 20 minutes or until preserves are set.

5. Spread remaining batter over top of preserves.

6. Bake in 350 degree F oven 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Cut into 32 brownies. Let cook completely.

7. To serve, dust with confectioners sugar, if desired. Makes 32 brownies.