Chocolate-Dipped Brownie Bites (Brownies)

"A rich, chocolate coating over decadent, double-chocolate bite-size brownies with festive toppings. I got this recipe at a TOH Christmas Show and they are INCREDIBLE!! They are probably the absolute best cookie/candy type treat I've ever made!! We noticed they tasted even better on day 2 & 3 so you might want to make them ahead of time. I used candy coating wafers to dip them in rather than more chocolate chips. One of the reasons was, I wanted to dip half of them in white chocolate. If you try that, make sure you do the white chocolate first...when the brownies are right out of the freezer. As they warmed up, I had trouble with crumbs getting in the coating. Both kinds, the white and dark chocolate, were fantastic though!"
photo by Billy Green photo by Billy Green
photo by Billy Green
photo by Billy Green photo by Billy Green
photo by Billy Green photo by Billy Green
photo by Marg (CaymanDesigns) photo by Marg (CaymanDesigns)
photo by Marg (CaymanDesigns) photo by Marg (CaymanDesigns)
Ready In:
1hr 5mins




  • For Brownies: In a saucepan, bring the sugar, butter and water to a boil over medium heat; remove from the heat.
  • Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips and vanilla; stir until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine flour, salt and baking soda; stir into chocolate mixture. Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips.
  • Pour into a greased 9-inch square baking pan. Bake at 325°F for 35 minutes or until set.
  • Cool completely. Place in the freezer for 30-40 minutes (do not freeze completely). Cut into squares.
  • For Coating: In a heavy saucepan or microwave, melt remaining chips with shortening; stir until smooth.
  • Using a small plastic fork with two middle tines broken off, dip brownies to completely coat; shake off excess.
  • Place brownies on waxed paper-lined baking sheets; immediately decorate with M&M's or other toppings as desired or drizzle with melted baking chips.
  • Let stand until set. Store in a sealed container in a cool place.

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  1. myer07
    My hosband loves peanutbutter so i made peanutbutter brownies and then dipped them in milk chocolate and decorated.. They were simply wonderful.. Thanks for posting this idea.. :)
  2. twiggyshell
    these look so beautiful in the picture, but of course mine didnt look so great. Mine looked very homemade, haha, but for me it was overpoweringly chocolatey! It was a very neat idea but i had trouble dipping without crumbs getting mixed into with the mixture so all my squared dont look like squares. My chocoholic friends loved it though, i think i prefer cutting out regulare sized brownies and spreading chocolate generously on top, its easier for me and ends up looking better. Great with white choc especially! **also i omitted the 2nd cup of choc chips in the recipe and used canola oil instead of shortening.** Oh and i found that while they are still warm you can squash them with your fingers into dense fudgey squares, as they cool if you dont do that they became more cake-y
  3. FoodieFanatic
    Company was coming and I wanted to make something a little decadent, so I made these yummy brownie bites! I decorated them with colored sprinkles and nuts and they were so pretty. They were a chocolate delight in every bite!
  4. cindymcleod62
    These morsels of chocolate are totally sinful! What a great treat when you are in the chocolate mode! Thank you!
  5. AnnieLynne
    WOW! These little gems are definitely the stars of my holiday gift baskets!!! I did cheat and use a brownie mix. :( BUT I followed the rest of the directions exactly! Putting the brownies in the freezer is absolutely GENIOUS! This recipe was extremely easy - but the end result was "designer" brownies! One of my friends asked where I ordered them from!!! Thanks, Marg - these are awesome! UPDATE: This recipe made it into my Book #235514 cookbook! Thanks, again, Marge!


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