Chili's Chocolate Dessert

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 9 desserts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  • In a separate large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar with an electric mixer.
  • Continue beating for about 30 seconds or until mixture turns lighter in color.
  • Add the egg, milk, and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • Slowly mix the dry mixture into the wet mixture.
  • Beat until well-combined and then mix in the coconut flakes.
  • Set this cookie dough aside for now.
  • Melt 6 tablespoons of butter in a medium bowl in the microwave on high temperature for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the sugar and stir well for 30 seconds.
  • Add the graham cracker crumbs and stir.
  • Press this mixture into the bottom of a 9x9-inch baking dish or pan.
  • Sprinkle the cup of chocolate chips evenly over the graham cracker crust.
  • Press the cookie dough into the dish, covering the chocolate chips.
  • Use flour on your fingers to keep the soft dough from sticking.
  • Sprinkle the chopped walnuts over the dough.
  • Use your fingers to press the nuts into the dough.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the edges of the“pie” become light brown.
  • Prepare the cinnamon butter by creaming together the butter, sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl with an electric mixer on high speed.
  • When you are ready to make your dessert, heat up a small skillet over medium heat.
  • When the skillet is hot, remove it from the heat then add about 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon butter to the pan.
  • It should quickly melt and sizzle.
  • Slice the“pie” into 9 pieces and place one into the hot skillet.
  • If the“pie” has cooled, you can reheat each slice by zapping it in the microwave for 30-40 seconds.
  • Place a scoop of ice cream on top of the“pie.
  • ”Drizzle chocolate and caramel syrup over the dessert and then sprinkle about 2 teaspoons of chopped walnuts over the top.
  • Repeat for the remaining ingredients and serve sizzling in the skillet.