Try These Delicious Chocolate-Cherry Brownies

Brownies are a delicious treat for so many people, but why go for a simple recipe when you can try something a bit extra? There are five perfect recipes to try the next time you’re craving something sweet but just a bit different than usual. Not only will you amaze everyone who comes over, but you’ll have just enough sweetness to satisfy your need for tasty treats!

Mini Cherry-Topped Cups

Mini Cherry-Topped Cups
  • 1 pkg. of milk chocolate brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. of almond extract
  • ¾ cup of heavy cream
  • ¾ cup of mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 36 drained maraschino cherries

First, grease and flour the mini cups, and make the brownie mix with eggs, oil, and almond extract. Divide the batter among the cups and bake for 10-15 minutes. Let them cool, and prepare the mascarpone cream and sugar for the stiff white peaks.

Berry-Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Berry-Cherry Cheesecake Bars
  • 1 pkg. brownie mix
  • ½ cup of oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup of sugar
  • ½ tsp. of almond extract
  • ½ cup of raspberries
  • 4 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

Prepare the brownie mix and beat together the cream cheese, eggs, and extract until you get a smooth mixture. Stir in one cup of raspberries and smooth the mixture evenly over the ready brownie layer. Bake it all together and garnish with more raspberries and mint for top-notch mini brownies!

Fruity Brownie Trifles

Fruity Brownie Trifles
  • ½ cup of butter, melted
  • 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, melted
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbs. of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of flour
  • ¼ cup of dried cherries
  • 2 tsp. of baking powder
  • ¼ cup of mini chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of whipped cream
  • 1 pint of raspberries
  • 4 oz. of fresh cherries, pitted, halved

After creating your mini square brownies by mixing the necessary ingredients, get out your large cups and start layering. Alternate between a brownie square, whipped cream, and raspberries. Add in chocolate chips if you want extra sweetness.

Choco-Cherry Brownies

Choco-Cherry Brownies
  • 1 pkg. brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup of oil
  • 15 oz. white chocolate
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1¼ cups butter, at room temp.
  • 12 drops liquid red food coloring
  • 8 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips, melted

Prepare the brownie mix and let it sit. Create the cream for the middle, fold in the cherries, and spread it on top. For the best results, let it chill for two hours. Melt the chocolate and butter, spread on top, and let that cool. Lastly, melt the white chocolate and drizzle it on top.