Chocolate-covered raisins turn into fudgy pockets of chocolate with chewy raisin centers in these easy brownies.
1-1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1-1/2 cups sugar 4 large eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups chocolate-covered raisins
calories 247 (52% from fat) • carb. 29g • pro. 3g • fat 15g • sat. fat 9g • chol. 50mg • sod. 62mg • calc. 21mg • fiber 2g
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 13 x 9 x 2 - inch rectangular pan. Combine the butter and both chocolates in a 2-3/4 quart Cuisinart® saucepan. Cook over low heat until completely melted. Remove from heat; cool to lukewarm.
- Using the Cuisinart® SmartPower Hand Mixer, beat sugar and eggs in medium bowl until very thick and pale using medium speed, about 3 minutes. Stir in melted chocolate mixture and vanilla.
- Mix flour, baking powder and salt in another medium bowl. Stir into chocolate mixture using low speed. Mix in chocolate-covered raisins. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated 350F oven until tester inserted into center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached and top cracks in places, about 30 minutes. Transfer to rack and cool in pan.
- (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover with foil and let stand at room temperature.) Cut into squares to serve.