Brownies with Chocolate-Covered Raisins

  • Yield 12 servings

The raisins in this recipe add lots texture to this homemade favorite.


6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chocolate-covered raisins


  1. Melt the semisweet and unsweetened choccolate with the butter in a saucepan over low heat, stirring to blend well.  Cool completely.
  2. Beat the sugar and eggs in a mixer bowl for 3 minutes or until thick and pale yellow.  Add the melted chocolate and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together.  Add to the chocolate mixture and mix well.  Stir in the raisins.
  4. Spoon into a buttered 8×8-inch baking pan.  Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until a tester inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs, and the top cracks.  Cool in the pan on a wire rack.  Cut into squares.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Salt Lake City’s  Always in Season (Junior League of Salt Lake City, 2005). 



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