Cherry Chocolate Chip Brownies

These cherry chocolate chip brownies are packed full of fudgy chocolate flavor and filled with sweet cherry morsels. A perfect Valentine’s Day dessert.

These cherry chocolate chip brownies are packed full of fudgy chocolate flavor and filled with sweet cherry morsels. A perfect Valentine's Day dessert.

It’s finally time for me post a Valentine’s Day recipe!  Luckily it’s a good one. Cherry. Chocolate. Chip. Brownies.  Now, in a perfect blogging world I would have already shared tons of V-Day recipes…but that didn’t happen. I’m often bad at planning ahead. All my “thinking ahead” ideas are being used up with wedding planning.

Which is going well, in case you were wondering. If you follow me on Pinterest, which I hope you are, you will have seen that I’m pin, pin, pinning away some might fine wedding ideas. It’s a slight obsession.

These cherry chocolate chip brownies are packed full of fudgy chocolate flavor and filled with sweet cherry morsels. A perfect Valentine's Day dessert.

But we mustn’t forget about the brownies. No no no, we cannot. I made them in a circular tart pan because I love the removable bottoms. It makes taking the brownies out of the pan a breeze!

Oh and I  found the cherry flavored chips at a little gourmet store but I’m sure if you look around online, or in your local stores, you can find some too.

Now. Get into the kitchen and make these for the hubby…or the wife!

These cherry chocolate chip brownies are packed full of fudgy chocolate flavor and filled with sweet cherry morsels. A perfect Valentine's Day dessert.

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Brownies

These cherry chocolate chip brownies are packed full of fudgy chocolate flavor and filled with sweet cherry morsels. A perfect Valentine's Day dessert.

Yield: 9 x 13 pan

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1-1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup cherry flavored chips

Source: Adapted from King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion Cookbook

Directions:

In a medium-sized saucepan, melt the chocolate and butter together over low heat. Set aside to cool slightly.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs, vanilla, salt, sugar, and corn syrup together until light and fluffy, which takes a few minutes.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and lightly grease a 9x13 inch pan, or a 9 inch tart pan.

Stir the flour into the chocolate and butter mixture. Fold the chocolate batter into the egg mixture, stirring to combine. Stir in semisweet and cherry chips.

Spread the batter in the pan. Bake the brownies for 35 minutes, the top should be crisp, but a toothpick inserted in the center will come out coated with chocolate. Remove the brownies from the oven, and let them cool for several hours before cutting.

35 Responses to “Cherry Chocolate Chip Brownies”

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    Kathryn — February 13, 2012 at 5:13 am

    I will have to keep an eye out for the cherry chips, they look so good in this brownie! I always make mine in a circular pan too, you gotta love that removable bottom!

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    Carolyn — February 13, 2012 at 7:55 am

    I think the round shape is phenomenal. And I love the cherry/chocolate combo. Just gorgeous! Going to pin these.

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    Blog is the New Black — February 13, 2012 at 8:18 am

    YUM!

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    Miriam @ Overtimecook — February 13, 2012 at 9:40 am

    I’ve never seen cherry chips, but I love how they look in these brownies!

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    Bestfoodies — February 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Cherry chips added to the grocery list! How can anything ever be wrong with cherries and chocolate!

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    Julia — February 13, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    Cute little red cherry chips, I need some of you in my life! Frankly, my favorite board if your wacky wedding board. All of the ‘what NOT to dos’ for a wedding, ha! Did you decide on your cake flavor???

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    Mimi — February 13, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Thanks! I have a bag of those cherry chips just waiting for a recipe.
    Mimi

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    cherrypix — February 13, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    I love the combination of chocolate and cherry for valentines day, would be perfect in a heart shaped mould 🙂

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    Bonnie — February 13, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    These look super yum . And, I am so glad to see a recipe using these chips! I always see them and never buy, but desperately want to because chocolate and cherry is my fav combo!

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    Joanne — February 13, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Yay for successful wedding planning! I LOVE the looks of this brownie. genius idea for putting it in a circular pan…it makes for a much prettier presentation. And having a SLICE of brownie just sounds awesome.

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    Dana — February 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Glad to hear your wedding planning is going well, and glad to see you’re making delicious treats like these brownies. Looks great!

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    Terra — February 13, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    I love those cherry chips, so cute! I think this sounds like a perfect Valentine’s Day recipe, especially with the tart pan:-) Hugs, Terra

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    Rachel @ Not Rachael Ray (soon to be Rachel Cooks) — February 14, 2012 at 9:18 am

    I totally stink at posting holiday recipes too. Oh well. I’m sure St. Patty’s will be the same. Those cherry chips are adorable! I need to find a new grocery store.

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    Jenny (vintagesugarcube) — February 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    ohhh la la… Never heard of those chips and can imagine how super yummy they would be in brownies. Happy, Happy Valentine’s Day to you. 🙂

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    grace — February 15, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    cherry chips! this is a new one–i love the bold color. 🙂

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    vianney — February 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm

    isn’t pinterest the best…cherry chips.. WOW, I need to look out for these, yummy!

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    Alyssa @ Simply Quinoa — February 3, 2015 at 8:36 am

    Cherry chips!? That is amazing! I’m loving these brownies and will definitely be making them (with my gf spin). Happy Valentine’s Day!

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    Joanie @ ZagLeft — February 3, 2015 at 9:32 am

    I’ve never seen cherry chips, I need to look for these and your brownie looks so pretty in the tart pan – I need to get one of those too!

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    Miranda @ Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt — February 3, 2015 at 9:54 am

    Oh how perfect! I just picked up some cherry chips last week. Now I have a recipe to use them in that’s perfect for Valentine’s day! I never thought of using a tart pan for brownies. That crinkly top on the brownies makes me want to reach through the computer screen and snatch one!

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    Sheena @ Hot Eats and Cool Reads — February 3, 2015 at 10:06 am

    I love cherry chips and I bet they are fabulous in these brownies!! Such a fun recipe for Valentine’s day!

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    Lauren | From Everyday To Gourmet — February 3, 2015 at 10:26 am

    How cute are those cherry chips?? Love this idea – pinned!

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    Beth — February 3, 2015 at 10:32 am

    I need some of these cherry chips! Now.. where to fit them in my pantry..

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    Tonia from TheGunnySack — February 3, 2015 at 10:44 am

    I love the chocolate cherry combination. We have a Fleet Farm near our house that sells large bags of cherry chips!

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    heather @french press — February 3, 2015 at 10:47 am

    LOVE the chocolate cherry combination , why I never thought to use my tart pan with a removable bottom for brownies I’ll never know – that was a great idea

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    Jennifer | Bake or Break — February 3, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    These are perfect for Valentine’s Day, ad I’m loving those cherry chips! I’m putting those on my shopping list, for sure.

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    Julie @ Tastes of Lizzy T — February 3, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    I almost picked up a bag of those cherry morsels in the store yesterday. Now I’m going to have to go back and get them!

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    Susan@LunaCafe — February 3, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Interesting idea! I’ve never seen those chips. But I did recently purchase Trader Joe’s freeze-dried strawberries and raspberries to play with. I wonder is they might work in this context?

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    pam (Sidewalk Shoes) — February 3, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    I haven’t seen those chips! What a great idea!

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    Melanie | Melanie Makes — February 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    I would never EVER turn down a Valentine brownie – love the cherry flavor you’ve included in these!

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    Mischa @ Accidental Farm Wife — February 3, 2015 at 5:43 pm

    I’ve never seen cherry chips, but what a fantastic discovery!! Looks beautiful!

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    eat good 4 life — February 3, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    Perfect for Valentine’s. Loving that crunchy looking chocolate topping.

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    amanda @ fake ginger — February 3, 2015 at 10:56 pm

    Ahhh! I need some of those cherry chips! These look delicious!

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    Jaren (Diary of a Recipe Collector) — February 4, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Oh my goodness! This looks so good!

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    Becky | The Cookie Rookie — February 6, 2015 at 11:59 pm

    These are so lovely! Your photography is gorgeous!

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