Double Cinnamon Chip Brownies

Total Time
40mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
30 mins

I created this recipe in an attempt to use a bag of Hershey's cinnamon chips someone gave me. These brownies are dense and have a bold cinnamon flavor. They taste a bit like carrot cake, but without the carrot. I like frosting them with a basic cream cheese icing.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x9 inch square baking pan with no-stick spray.
  3. Place 1 1/3 cups cinnamon chips and butter in a large, microwave-safe bowl.
  4. Microwave for 30 seconds at high power.
  5. Stir.
  6. Repeat until chips are melted.
  7. Set aside to cool slightly.
  8. In a large bowl, beat eggs for 1 minute on high speed of an electric mixer.
  9. Beat in vanilla extract and brown sugar and continue beating for one more minute.
  10. Add cooled, melted cinnamon chip/butter mixture to egg mixture.
  11. Combine flour, salt and remaining cinnamon chips.
  12. Gently fold into batter and stir just until incorporated.
  13. Add nuts if using.
  14. Spread batter evenly in pan and bake for 25 minutes.
  15. Let brownies cool completely.
  16. Ice with cream cheese frosting if desired.