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Mocha Brownie Bites

Servings: Makes 48 brownie bites
These little "brownie bites" are just the right treat to serve with afternoon tea or coffee, or just as a light snack after dinner.

1/2 cup (1 stick/4 oz/113g) butter
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon finely ground coffee beans
3 tablespoons whole roasted coffee beans

1. In a 2 to 3-quart pan over low heat, frequently stir butter and chocolate until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour, and ground coffee until well blended.

2. Place 48 baking cups snugly in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Fill cups equally with brownie batter and top each with a coffee bean.

3. Bake in a 350°F/180°C oven until centers spring back slightly when lightly pressed, 18 to 20 minutes. Let cool in pan on a rack.

Makes 48 (1-inch) brownie bites.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 1 brownie bite
52 cal., 48% (25 cal.) from fat; 0.7 g protein; 2.8 g fat (1.6 g sat.); 6.5 g carbo (0.3 g fiber); 22 mg sodium; 14 mg chol.

Source: Sunset Magazine
Date: October 27, 2004