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Brookie Bars

 
Brookie Bars
Image © I Heart Eating
 
One serving costs about $0

$0.00 per serving

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

spoonacular Score:5%

Spoonacular Score: 5%

 

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cups
0.5 cups butter
butter
0.5 cups
0.5 cups brown sugar
brown sugar
0.25 cups
0.25 cups granulated sugar
granulated sugar
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1
1  egg
egg
1.25 cups
1.25 cups flour
flour
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps baking soda
baking soda
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
0.5 cups
0.5 cups semisweet chocolate chips
semisweet chocolate chips
0.5 cups
0.5 cups butter
butter
0.5 cups
0.5 cups granulated sugar
granulated sugar
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps vanilla extract
vanilla extract
2
2  eggs
eggs
0.33 cups
0.33 cups unsweetened dutch processed cocoa powder
unsweetened dutch processed cocoa powder
0.5 cups
0.5 cups flour
flour
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps baking powder
baking powder
0.5 cups butter
0.5 cups
butter
0.5 cups brown sugar
0.5 cups
brown sugar
0.25 cups granulated sugar
0.25 cups
granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1  egg
1
egg
1.25 cups flour
1.25 cups
flour
0.5 tsps baking soda
0.5 tsps
baking soda
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
0.5 cups semisweet chocolate chips
0.5 cups
semisweet chocolate chips
0.5 cups butter
0.5 cups
butter
0.5 cups granulated sugar
0.5 cups
granulated sugar
0.5 tsps vanilla extract
0.5 tsps
vanilla extract
2  eggs
2
eggs
0.33 cups unsweetened dutch processed cocoa powder
0.33 cups
unsweetened dutch processed cocoa powder
0.5 cups flour
0.5 cups
flour
0.25 tsps baking powder
0.25 tsps
baking powder

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
toothpicks
toothpicks
spatula
spatula
whisk
whisk
oven
oven
baking pan
baking pan
toothpicks
toothpicks
spatula
spatula
whisk
whisk
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on I Heart Eating

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.45
Ingredient
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1/3 cup unsweetened dutch processed cocoa powder
1/2 cup flour
Price
$0.97
$0.35
$0.07
$0.30
$0.24
$0.21
$0.61
$0.97
$0.14
$0.15
$0.48
$0.82
$0.08
$5.39

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you're worried about cholesterol and heart disease, you may have heard you should limit your egg consumption to one egg per day or eat only egg whites. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.

  • If you really want to benefit from chocolate's health benefits, use cacao nibs instead of chocolate chips. They are much less processed than chocolate chips and have no added sugar!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Dutch process cocoa powder and regular cocoa powder are not the same and cannot be used interchangeably. To be on the safe side, follow the recipe as written.

  • If you've had your baking powder for awhile, make sure it's still going to work by mixing it with a little water. If it doesn't fizz, you need to replace it.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

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Green Tips

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
351 Calories
4g Protein
19g Total Fat
40g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
351
18%

Fat
19g
30%

  Saturated Fat
11g
75%

Carbohydrates
40g
14%

  Sugar
24g
27%

Cholesterol
82mg
27%

Sodium
249mg
11%

Caffeine
11mg
4%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
9%

Manganese
0.33mg
16%

Selenium
10µg
16%

Copper
0.22mg
11%

Vitamin A
535IU
11%

Iron
1mg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.15mg
10%

Folate
39µg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.16mg
9%

Phosphorus
89mg
9%

Magnesium
31mg
8%

Fiber
1g
8%

Vitamin B3
1mg
6%

Zinc
0.65mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.61mg
4%

Potassium
139mg
4%

Vitamin D
0.5µg
3%

Calcium
32mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.31mg
3%

Vitamin B12
0.14µg
2%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.04mg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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