Caramel Brownies
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 35 mins
  • 6 tbsp (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch baking soda
  • ½ tbsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Caramel squares
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In medium bowl, add cocoa, eggs, salt, baking powder, baking soda and vanilla and whisk until all blended and smooth. Add chocolate chips on top, but do not stir in yet. brownie ingredients
  3. In a separate small bowl, microwave butter until melted (30 seconds). Add sugar, and microwave again for 30 seconds.
  4. Pour over chocolate chips and whisk until blended. Its ok if not all are melted.
  5. Stir in flour. brownie batter
  6. Use a spatula to transfer half of the batter to an 8x8 (or smaller) baking pan. brownie batter
  7. Cut caramel squares in half and evenly distribute over batter. brownie batter with caramel squares
  8. Top with the other half of the batter and smooth out with a spatula.
  9. Let cool before cutting.
  10. Melt a few caramel squares in the microwave or saucepan and drizzle over the brownies before cutting. caramel brownies
  11. Enjoy warm or cold with a glass of milk. caramel brownies and milk
Makes 6 thick brownies if you use a smaller pan, or 9 flatter brownies in 8x8.
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at