Have some fun on Pi day with this fun brownie pie. Guests will love topping their pie with whipped cream, caramel, hot fudge, nuts, cherry topping. The combinations are endless.
- 2 bars (8 oz.) Dark Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into small pieces, divided
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup toasted, chopped pecans, divided
- 6 squares caramels, unwrapped
- 1 teaspoon milk
- Preheat oven to 350 ºF and grease a 9-inch springform pan.
- Microwave 1 cup chocolate pieces in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Pieces may retain some of their original shapes so stir between time intervals. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth; cool to room temperature.
- Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat brown sugar and butter in medium mixer bowl on high until creamy. Add eggs and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate.
- Add flour mixture and stir until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans and 1/3 cup chocolate pieces.
- Microwave caramels and milk in a small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 20 seconds; STIR. If necessary, microwave at additional 5- to 10-second intervals; stirring until smooth. Drizzle over brownie.
- Drag a knife through the caramel sauce creating a pattern.Bake for 33 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 30 minutes; carefully remove the spring form ring.
- Cut into slices and serve with ice cream and whipped topping.
- Category: dessert
- Method: oven
- Cuisine: american
- Calories: 0
Keywords: National Pi Day, Turtle brownie recipe, brownie pie