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Just Got Dumped Brownie Bars

Just Got Dumped Brownie Bars

A while back there was a recipe going around for Slutty Brownies and I loved. I wanted something that was a little bit more sinful and I wanted to add a couple more layers – chocolate ganache frosting, caramel sauce, and golden Oreos.

I think added the additional layers definitely took them out of the Slutty Brownie category, so I came up with I Just Got Dumped Brownie Bars.

Just Got Dumped Brownie Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Layer

  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Oreo Layer

  • 15 Golden Oreos

Brownie Layer

  • 10 tablespoons (1 and ¼ stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder (, unsweetened)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Chocolate Ganache

  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • caramel sauce (, garnish on top)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line an 8×8 baking dish with aluminum foil. Lightly grease with shortening. Set aside
  2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Layer – In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, light brown sugar, and white granulated sugar.
  3. Add in the egg and vanilla extract and mix. Slowly add in the all-purpose flour ½ cup at a time and mix thoroughly.
  4. Add in the salt and baking powder. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Spread the cookie dough layer on the baking dish and spread all over. Make sure the layer is even.
  6. Add the Oreos on top of the cookie dough layer.
  7. Brownie Layer – Wash and dry the large mixing bowl, combine the melted butter, sugar, eggs, and cocoa powder. Mix together.
  8. Add in the vanilla extract, flour, and salt.
  9. Spread the brownie layer on top of the Oreo layer and make sure it is even.
  10. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the middle and if it comes out clean it is done.
  11. Allow the brownies to completely cool.
  12. Prepare the chocolate ganache layer by melted the chocolate chips and shortening in the microwave for 15 seconds at a time until the chocolate chips are melted. Stir in the heavy cream. Spread on top of the cooled brownie bars. Drizzle caramel sauce on top.
  13. Slice and enjoy!
  14. Author: Chelsea

 

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