Milk Chocolate Truffle Brownies

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Here’s a recipe for chocolate lovers:  Milk Chocolate Truffle Brownies

Milk Chocolate Truffle Brownies

Why is this a recipe for chocolate lovers, you might be asking?  Well, it’s not your typical, ho-hum brownie, that’s for sure.  Two types of chocolate make up the base of the brownie.  Chocolate Truffle Squares (I used Ghirardelli) are broken into pieces and added to the top of the warm pan of brownies to create a third chocolate element.  The chocolate lovers in my house thought these were fantastic.  I had to hide the bulk of them in the depths of my freezer to keep my boys from chowing down on all of them!

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This recipe comes from an awesome new book I got in the mail recently:  The Ultimate Cookie Book (Better Homes and Gardens).  I’m completely enamored with this book.  It has 500 cookie and bar recipes in it.  There are so many delicious choices and so many color photos of the goodies in the book that I’ve tagged dozens upon dozens of recipes that I must make!  The book would also make a great holiday gift for someone who loves to bake.

Milk Chocolate Truffle Brownies Recipe

The chocolate lovers in your life will be happy that you added these to your holiday baking list!  Enjoy!

Milk Chocolate Truffle Brownies

Yield: 20 to 25 brownies

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 25 min


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup milk chocolate pieces (or chips)
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 cup granulated white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2/3 cup Gold Medal® All-Purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
One 4.63 ounce package (10 squares) truffled-filled chocolate squares


1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a 9x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Coat the foil with nonstick cooking spray; set the pan aside.

2. In a medium saucepan heat and stir the butter, milk chocolate and unsweetened chocolate over low heat until melted and smooth; cool slightly. Stir in the sugar and vanilla until combined. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition. In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture to the chocolate mixture; stir just until combined. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading evenly.

3. Bake for 25 minutes. Break the truffle squares into irregular-shaped pieces. Sprinkle over warm brownies. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Using the edges of the foil, lift uncut brownies out of pan. Cut into bars.


*For the truffle squares, I used the Ghirardelli brand, found in my grocery store's candy aisle.

SOURCE: (shared with permission from The Ultimate Cookie Book by Better Homes and Gardens)

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  • Kim Finsanf wrote:

    I just found this recipe on Pinterest and had to make it right away.  I LOVE them!  The brownies are so fudgey with a rich chocolate taste and the addition of the Ghiradelli squares puts them over the top.  I was unable to find the truffle squares recommend but I just used milk chocolate Ghiradelli squares instead.  I highly recommend these brownies.

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      Excellent! Glad you enjoyed so much.

  • Karen @ Sugartown Sweets wrote:

    Oh my but these brownies look like pure heaven! I think I need that cookbook! 🙂

  • Kelly – Life Made Sweeter wrote:

    These brownies look amazing, Lori! I love how fudgy and decadent they are! They would be gone in no time at our house!

  • Carolyn Wilson wrote:

    I was just wondering if anyone has made these in a 9×12″ pan. I have a large family and a 9×9 pan just won’t be enough. I was thinking maybe double the recipe? Thanks!

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      You could probably double it and put it in a larger pan.

  • Joanne wrote:

    The more chocolate the better when it comes to brownies! These look like fudge central.

  • marcie wrote:

    I’m a huge brownie lover, and I like big chocolate flavor. These are perfect!

  • Sandy @ RE wrote:

    LOVE this recipe, Lori. I WANT me some! LOL

  • Naomi wrote:

    My kind of brownie-rich, fudgy and topped with truffles?! Yes please!

  • Annamaria @ Bakewell Junction wrote:

    These are right up my alley. Love them.

  • Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust wrote:

    I’m dying for a whole pan of these right now Lori! Mint and brownies and super rich chocolate would make my evening complete. 🙂

  • Karly wrote:

    Ooh, that extra top layer of chocolate is going to do me in. Love it!

  • Ilona @ Ilona’s Passion wrote:

    Yum! Brownies my favorite! I could eat them right now!

  • Erin | The Law Student’s Wife wrote:

    Deep, dark, and decadent is exactly how I like my brownies, so I know I would be alllll over these!

  • Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar wrote:

    I’m a self declared chocolate lover and these are indeed for me!! They look lovely!

  • Emily @ Life on Food wrote:

    Oh these look like super fudgy brownies. Just the way I like it. Plus you get an extra dose of chocolate.