Brownie Heaven – Red Velvet Brownies

If you are looking for a great way of upgrading your brownies with something new – look no further than these red velvet truffle brownies.
By Erin Mahoney

Red Velvet Brownies Recipe

These are one of those bar-cookie-brownie desserts that are easy to put together, and great for pot-lucks and entertaining. They’re super rich, but easily cut into small pieces so you can eat a little or a lot. The red-velvet brownie layer is covered with an Oreo truffle layer, and the whole darn thing is smothered in melted chocolate and mini chocolate chips.

Brownie Heaven - Red Velvet Brownies Recipe
 
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If you are looking for a great way of upgrading your brownies with something new - look no further than these red velvet brownies.
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Recipe Type: Baking
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24 brownies
Ingredients
  • 1 box Red Velvet cake mix
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (3.4 ounces) package instant vanilla pudding
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 package Oreos
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 pound candy-melt chocolate (like Almond Bark or CandiQuick), melted
  • 1 bag mini chocolate chips, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees (F).
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, melted butter, eggs, pudding mix, vegetable oil and mix well until thoroughly combined,
  3. Spray a 9x13 pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Spread the red velvet brownie layer into the pan. Use a rubber spatula to press into place.
  5. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Using a rolling pin or a food processor, crush Oreos to a coarse powder, with no large chunks.
  7. Add cream cheese to food processor, or use a mixer to blend cream cheese with Oreos until
  8. Spread Oreo truffle mixture on top of baked red velvet brownies, again using rubber spatula to assist in spreading to edges of pan.
  9. Melt chocolate candy bark (or chocolate chips) and pour over top Oreo truffle layer.
  10. Sprinkle with mini chocolate chips while still warm.
  11. Let cool completely before cutting into squares.


Erin Mahoney

Erin Mahoney

Erin Mahoney is a food blogger from the Kansas City area. With a day job in the TV business and two little girls at home, this busy Mom spends her very limited free-time experimenting in the kitchen. While her culinary efforts tend to fall on sweet treats and comfort foods, her focus is on real, from-scratch food for her family and friends. Her blog, Lemon Sugar, is full of whimsical recipes and anecdotal stories that will warm your heart and make you hungry.

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