Because you can never have enough brownies… especially when said brownies are chewy, fudgy, and loaded with chopped up Twix candy bar pieces, right?
I know, I know… enough with the brownie recipes already. You guys are probably sick of them by now, aren’t you?
I don’t know why I just can’t seem to stop. Maybe it’s because they are so easy to make, so incredibly satisfying, or so crowd-pleasing? Whatever the reason, I haven’t gotten tired of making brownies from scratch yet.
If you haven’t stepped out of the box (ha!) and tried brownies from scratch, give these a try soon!
With or without the candy pieces, you won’t ever want to go back to making brownies from a box once you realize how incredibly easy and delicious homemade brownies really are!
- 3/4 cup dutch-processed cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 2/3 cup organic extra-virgin coconut oil, melted & divided (1/3 cup + 1/3 cup)*
- 1/2 cup strong, hot coffee
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon caramel flavoring (optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/3 cup flour
- 1 1/2 cups chopped Twix candy bars**
Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9x13" baking dish and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, stir together the cocoa and baking soda. Stir in 1/3 cup of the melted coconut oil until smooth. Stir in the hot coffee until the mixture is smooth and thick.
Stir in the sugars and eggs with the remaining 1/3 cup melted coconut oil. Stir in the vanilla, caramel and salt until just smooth.
Dump in the flour and stir until just combined.
Spread the batter into your prepared baking dish, sprinkle the chopped candy bars all over the top and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the edges start to pull away from the pan. (Always better to under-bake than to over-bake brownies!)
Cool completely in the pan. (Brownies freeze great for later if there are leftovers!)
*If you don't have/like coconut oil, you can use melted butter here.
**I use a bag of unwrapped Twix bites... but you can use any you want!