In the scheme of desserts, brownies can get a little boring. Not that I pass down anything chocolate all that often, but they're not high on my totem pole of favorite desserts ... usually. These Kit Kat brownies, however, are anything but boring, and they blow typical brownies right out of the pan.
From Virtually Homemade, they're a delightful mix of chocolate, chewiness, and crunch. Give me a break ... or rather a batch STAT. These are perfect for bake sales (is it just me or is anyone else constantly baking for bake sales this time of year?), or dessert any day. These also freeze well, so you can make ahead and then pop out whenever the need for chocolate arises.
Kit Kat Brownies
1 1/2 sticks butter (plus extra for greasing pan)
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup all purpose flour
5 fun size Kit Kats
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease a 9" by 9" glass or nonstick cake pan with butter.
Beat the butter and sugar together in a large bowl until blended.
Beat in the eggs 1 at a time then stir in water and vanilla. Sprinkle the salt and baking powder over the mixture, then mix in. Do the same with cocoa. Finally stir in flour until just blended.
Pour 2/3 of batter into prepared pan. Line individual Kit Kats on top of batter. Pour the rest of batter on top to cover candy bars completely.
Bake for 30 - 35 minutes until the center is set and the top cracks a bit.
Cool before cutting.
Image via Virtually Homemade