Barefoot Contessa's Outrageous Oreo Crunch Brownies

Recipe by riffraff
READY IN: 1hr 5mins


  • 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
  • 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)


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