Barefoot Contessa's Outrageous Oreo Crunch Brownies

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
35 mins

These are legendary and full of sin.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 cups butter
  • 1 lb semi-sweet chocolate chips (original recipe calls for 28 oz., I feel that is too much but I will leave that up to you)
  • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 2 14 cups sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 14 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups chopped Oreo cookies (50 cookies)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Butter and flour an 11" X 17" pan (I used a 9 X 13 and had thicker brownies).
  3. In a heat-proof medium bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, heat butter, chocolate chips and unsweetened chocolate until melted and smooth. Allow to cool slightly.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, coffee, vanilla and sugar.
  5. Blend chocolate mixture into egg mixture; cool to room temperature.
  6. In a medium bowl, sift together one cup flour, baking powder and salt.
  7. Add flour mixture to chocolate mixture. In a small bowl, stir Oreos and remaining 1/4 cup flour.
  8. Add Oreo mixture to chocolate mixture.
  9. Pour batter into baking pan and smooth top with a rubber spatula.
  10. Bake 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted 3-inches from center comes out clean; do not overbake.
  11. Allow to cool. refrigerate, tightly wrapped, until cold; cut into squares.
  12. Share them with your friends and they will be forever indebted to you!