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This recipe won second place in the Lowes Foods Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Craft Beer edition. The submitter, Heather Houghton Smith, writes: These brownies will become a new favorite. Not only

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This recipe won second place in the Lowes Foods Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Craft Beer edition. The submitter, Heather Houghton Smith, writes: These brownies will become a new favorite. Not only

Chocolate Stout Brownies

This recipe won second place in the Lowes Foods Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Craft Beer edition. The submitter, Heather Houghton Smith, writes:

These brownies will become a new favorite. Not only are they quick and easy to make, but they are so moist and a bit chewy. The flavor of the coconut oil pairs well with the chocolate.

Yield: 1 dozen large or 2 dozen bite-size servings.

1¾ cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
½ cup powered baking cocoa
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup of your favorite chocolate stout beer
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¾ cup coconut oil (melted, then measured)
4 eggs
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350º. Lightly grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

Mix ingredients in a large bowl. Pour into dish.

Bake about 30 minutes, until edges begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.

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This story was published on Oct 02, 2015

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