Cashew Swirl Brownies

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Today I felt like making brownies, but I felt like doing something a little different.

I had some cashew butter in my pantry that I needed to use…and this definitely put it to good use with these Cashew Swirl Brownies.

Cashew Swirl Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

To begin, preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9×13 baking pan, and set it aside.
In a large saucepan, melt 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips and 1 stick of butter over very low heat.

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When it is melted, remove the pan from the heat, and allow it to cool a bit.

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When it is just barely warm, stir in 3/4 cup each of brown sugar and granulated sugar.

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In a dish, lightly whisk 4 eggs, then whisk them into the chocolate mixture.

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Next, whisk in 1 cup of flour.

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And finally, whisk in a teaspoon of vanilla and a half teaspoon of salt.

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Spread the mixture in the pan, and then take about a third cup of cashew butter and dollop it all over the top of the batter.

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Over the top, sprinkle a half cup of coarsely chopped cashews.

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Last, take a butter knife, and run it through the batter, swirling the cashew butter all over the top.

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Look at those gorgeous swirls!

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Bake it in your oven for about 45 minutes, or until they test done with a toothpick.
Cool completely. If you can.

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Cashew Swirl Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

I kind of waited. Mmmmmm!

Cashew Swirl Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Cashew Swirl Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Cashew Swirl Brownies

Cashew Swirl Brownies from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Moist, chewy brownies, swirled with cashew.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Baking Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 stick (1/2 c) butter
  • 3/4 c brown sugar
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 c flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 c cashew butter
  • 1/2 c coarsely chopped cashews

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9×13 baking pan, and set it aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the chocolate chips and butter over very low heat.
  3. When it is melted, remove the pan from the heat, and allow it to cool a bit.
  4. When it is just barely warm, stir in the sugars.
  5. In a dish, lightly whisk the eggs, then whisk them into the chocolate mixture.
  6. Next, whisk in the flour.
  7. And finally, whisk in the vanilla and salt.
  8. Spread the mixture in the pan, and then take about a third cup of cashew butter and dollop it all over the top of the batter.
  9. Over the top, sprinkle a half cup of coarsely chopped cashews.
  10. Last, take a butter knife, and run it through the batter, swirling the cashew butter all over the top.
  11. Bake it in your oven for about 45 minutes, or until they test done with a toothpick.
  12. Cool completely. If you can.
  13. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 295Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 148mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 2gSugar: 32gProtein: 5g

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