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Orange & Feta Fudgy Brownies

Orange & Feta Fudgy BrowniesIf you love the taste of chocolate and orange together, these brownies are for you. That, plus the added saltiness of the feta cheese, results in an amazingly delicious, sweet and savory brownie.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 2/3 cups (10 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Morsels
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter, cut into pieces
1 tablespoon water
2 large eggs
1 to 2 tablespoons orange liqueur (such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier)
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup crumbled, traditional feta cheese
1 to 2 teaspoons orange zest

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease 8-inch-square baking pan.
  2. Heat chocolate, sugar, butter and water in small saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter are just melted.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in eggs, one at a time, until mixed in. Stir in liqueur. Add flour and salt; stir well. Stir in cheese and orange zest. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center comes out still slightly sticky. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Makes 16 brownies.

Tip: Increase the intensity of citrus flavor by adding more orange liqueur and orange zest.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories: 190 Calories from Fat: 90 Total Fat: 10 g Saturated Fat: 6 g Cholesterol: 40 mg Sodium: 105 mg Carbohydrates: 25 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 19 g Protein: 2 g

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.