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Honestly, I wasn’t really sure what to expect with this week’s recipe.  I mean, the title sounds great – ‘Brownie Buttons’ – pretty cute, right? But I’m super-duper picky when it comes to brownies and I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about mini-mini brownies.  A lot of members had said this recipe didn’t quite do it for them, or that they stuck, or the glaze wasn’t good…I didn’t have very high hopes.

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But, as it turned out, these were really, really good! I don’t know about everyone else’s, but mine had sort of a chewy, almost crunchy outside, with a really soft, fudgy inside….I wan’t expecting that! I loved the texture of these!  Instead of the white chocolate glaze (I can’t stand white chocolate), I used a little dusting of powdered sugar, which really went well with the bitterness of the chocolate. These were just all around good-  fun to make, fun to eat and super cute to boot!

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Thanks to Jayma of Two Scientists Experimenting in the Kitchen for picking this week’s recipe – check out her blog and get the recipe. These would be so fun for kids or to take to work – easy and fun to eat! I’ll definitely be keeping this recipe close by!

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  1. Mine turned out exactly the way you described it! crisp on the edges with a soft fudgey centre. PERFECT! love the photos of yours too with the dusting of icing sugar. how lovely…

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    Comment by Sihan — August 11, 2009 @ 7:50 AM

  2. Those are absolutely lovely! I also opted for the powdered sugar on top and thought it went perfectly with these guys.

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    Comment by Charli — August 11, 2009 @ 9:36 AM

  3. Much cuter than mine! I was pretty disappointed with the way they turned out… oh well, there’s always next time! :)

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    Comment by Hornedfroggy of My Baking Heart — August 11, 2009 @ 11:05 AM

  4. They look very tasty, great work

    Ulrike @ Küchenlatein

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    Comment by Ulrike — August 11, 2009 @ 11:48 AM

  5. These look wonderful! Love the dusting of powdered sugar. I think I’ll try that next time instead of the white chocolate.

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    Comment by Ashley — August 11, 2009 @ 11:58 AM

  6. I love how they look with the powdered sugar! So cute! I liked them a lot too.

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    Comment by Tracey — August 11, 2009 @ 12:18 PM

  7. Your brownie buttons look, and sound, perfect. I wish I knew your secret — mine didn’t turn out nearly as chocolaty as I’d hoped they would.

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    Comment by Jessica — August 11, 2009 @ 1:52 PM

  8. White chocolate isn’t.

    I frosted mine with orange cream cheese frosting.

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    Comment by chocolatechic — August 11, 2009 @ 3:13 PM

  9. Me too – the beau said it was crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside!
    I love how yours turned out and it looks so pretty on the blue dish!

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    Comment by Lori Ann — August 11, 2009 @ 4:49 PM

  10. This is the way I make all my brownies because everyone fights over the corner pieces when I use a square pan. This way, everyone gets corners!

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    Comment by Vicki — August 11, 2009 @ 6:22 PM

  11. Perfect little buttons of goodness

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    Comment by Margaret — August 12, 2009 @ 10:46 PM

  12. Your photos are just to die for! I actually loved these buttons, too! I’m glad it worked out!

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    Comment by Teanna — August 13, 2009 @ 10:55 AM

  13. Great job on the pictures!

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    Comment by Andrea — August 17, 2009 @ 9:23 PM

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