Simple Brownie Brittle Recipe

This homemade brownie brittle is perfect for chocolate lovers with a crispy brownie foundation and small chocolate chips in every bite!


– 3 ounces (85g) bittersweet chocolate – 6 tablespoons (85g) unsalted butter – 3/4 cup (90g) all-purpose flour – 1/4 cup (21g) unsweetened cocoa powder – 1/4 teaspoon baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 2 large egg white – 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1/4 to 1/3 cup mini chocolate chip


Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare a 10" x 15" jelly roll pan* with parchment paper and mild oil.

Step 2

Put chocolate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat at half-power for 30 seconds until butter and chocolate melt when swirled. Cool gently after stirring until smooth.

Step 3

Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. Whisk egg whites in a large bowl until frothy. 

Step 4

Mix in sugar and vanilla. Add the cooled chocolate mixture. Stir in the flour mixture last.

Step 5

Evenly distribute brownie batter in the pan. Sprinkle chocolate chunks on top. Bake brownies till hard, 25–30 minutes.

Step 6

Pan-cool on a wire rack. Move the brownies from the pan to a cutting board to break or cut.

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