Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 39 minutes.Using some bittersweet chocolate in addition to unsweetened chocolate helped us cut the sugar almost in half.

Lori Powell


Credit: Quentin Bacon

Recipe Summary

Makes 16 servings (serving size: 1 brownie)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325°. Lightly coat an 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

  • Melt butter with chocolate in a medium saucepan over low heat. Remove pan from heat, and stir in sour cream, sugars, eggs, and vanilla until well-combined. Stir in flour, salt, and chocolate chips.

  • Pour batter into prepared pan; bake in middle of oven until a toothpick comes out clean (about 35 minutes).

  • Cool brownies in a pan; cut into 16 squares. Melt butterscotch chips in a small pan over low heat, stirring (about 4 minutes). Add milk, and whisk until smooth. Pour butterscotch into a ziptop plastic bag; snip end off one of the bottom corners. Stack brownies (2-4 in each stack); drizzle each stack with butterscotch.

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 6g; mono fat 2g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 35mg; iron 1mg; sodium 60mg; calcium 25mg.