Verona Gourmet Brownies #RSC

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
35 mins

Ready, Set, Cook! Reynolds Wrap Contest Entry. Boxed brownie mix is jazzed up with an Italian flair. Honey, almonds, dark chocolate, & cream cheese combine to make ordinary brownies into gourmet treats.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 cup fudge brownie mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 14 cup slivered almonds, coarsely chopped & toasted
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 amaretti cookies, crushed
  • Reynolds Wrap Foil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line an 8 inch by 4 inch bread pan with Reynolds Wrap Foil, with enough foil to reach about 3 inches up the sides of the pan. Spray the foil with cooking spray. Set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together the brownie mix, egg, water, oil, & extract. Fold in the almonds & dark chocolate. Pour batter into the prepared pan. In another bowl, mix together the cream cheese, honey, & crushed cookies. Drop cream cheese mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls over batter. Bake for 35 minutes, or until edges are set, but center is still a bit soft. Remove from heat & let cool. Lift edges of foil & remove brownies from pan. Cut into 4 large brownies, & peel off foil. Serve.