Add some extra antioxidants and fibre to your favourite cookie and brownie recipes by swapping half the chocolate chips for cocoa nibs. They add a rich cocoa flavour, great health benefits, and a nut-like crunch.
Try it in my favourite gooey brownie recipe below. Moderation is key!
What you need:
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1+1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup cocoa powder
2 squares unsweetened baking chocolate
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cocoa nibs
1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
8×8 baking pan lined with parchment
- Pre-heat oven to 325 F.
- In a small sauce pan over medium heat, melt butter, sugar, cocoa, chocolate and salt. Once combined, remove from heat and add vanilla. Let cool 2 minutes.
- In a separate bowl, beat the eggs. Mix in chocolate mixture. Add flour, cocoa nibs and chocolate chips until combined. Pour into baking dish and even out with a spatula.
- Bake 25 – 35 mins.