Rich delicious desserts and snacks are always popular with many people. Many people also enjoy chocolate dishes and desserts so well that they are often referred to as chocolate lovers or chocoholics. If you or anyone in your family is a chocoholic, this is one simple recipe that you may find hard to resist. It only uses three easy to find ingredients. It only takes a few minutes to prepare the ingredients to make rich and delicious nut crust brownies. Once you have the ingredients mixed and you are following the directions it only takes about 3 hours in the slow cooker to have this mouthwatering dessert ready to serve.
You can prepare the ingredients and have this dessert dish ready for an after dinner dessert. Using a coffee can to cook the brownies in also helps reduce the amount of dishes that will need to be washed later. Actually, this crockpot dessert recipe is so easy to make that the kids can help you make it or you can even teach them how to make it by themselves. Although, a slow cooker can burn you, kids are less likely to be burned while cooking with a crockpot than using the oven. This makes cooking with a slow cooker a winning situation no matter what type of dish or dessert you want to make.
After cooking this delicious dessert you might want to compliment it by including some chocolate ice cream or vanilla ice cream. Adding a dollop of whipped topping can also produce scrumptious results. Then again, you do not have to add anything else to this dessert for it to be a great treat. Just about anyone will enjoy eating these brownies with a nut crust.
Recipe for Nut Crust Brownies
What You Need
- 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
- 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
- 1 package brownie mix 23 ounce
- 2 pound coffee can
How to Make It
Melt the butter or margarine and then pour it into a clean 2 pound coffee can. Swirl the butter to cover all sides of the can and then sprinkle in half the chopped walnuts or pecans.
Follow the package directions to make the brownie mix and then pour half the brownie batter into the prepared coffee can. Sprinkle a layer of chopped nuts over the brownie mixture in the crockpot.
Pour in the remaining half of the brownie batter and then sprinkle on the remaining chopped walnuts or pecans evenly over the brownie batter.
Place the coffee can into the bottom of the crockpot, cover the top of the coffee can with about 8 paper towels. Cover pot with lid and then bake for about 3 hours on high. Do not take the lid off while cooking.
After cooking the dessert, remove the coffee can from the crockpot and discard the paper towels. Allow the brownies to stand for about 5 minutes and then invert the nut crust brownies and serve warm. You might want to add a dollop of whipped topping or even a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream when serving to family and friends.
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