Chocolate and coffee-flavored brownies with oatmeal mixed in.
1/2 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
2 large eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
Dash of salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- Combine coffee granules and water in a heavy saucepan; stir until granules dissolve. Add butter and cocoa; cook over low heat until butter melts and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Stir in oats; remove from heat. Allow to cool.
- Beat egg; gradually add sugar, beating constantly with a wire whisk until smooth and slightly thickened. Stir in chocolate mixture, salt, and vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; stir into chocolate mixture and mix well.
- Spoon batter into a lightly greased 9-inch square baking pan.
- Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and cut into squares.
Makes 16 brownies.