By Kat Nielsen
Brownie Batter Dip is an appetizer, great party food and serious craving satisfier. Melted chocolate is mixed in to a basic cream cheese frosting (hello, there’s nothing quite like eating frosting), and heightened with the addition of cocoa powder. Served with potato chips and pretzels to keeps your creation salty and sweet, enjoyable by everyone. Chocolate in the most versatile form. So sit back and enjoy your Live Stream of the Winter Equestrian Festival, for the #Brinssert Revolution (details in the March edition of Sidelines), or as you enjoy the newly debuted Sidelines TV.
To full plates and eating your tarte out,
Brownie Batter Dip
10 ounces of chocolate chips
8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup of unsalted butter, softened
2 cups of powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 cup of cocoa powder, sifted
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1/4 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoons of milk
Melt your chocolate over a double boiler until creamy. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.
Combine together the cream cheese and butter, mixing on medium speed for 1-2 minutes. Add in your melted chocolate and continue mixing. Next, add in the powdered sugar and cocoa powder. Once incorporated fully, stir in the remainder of your ingredients. Mix on medium speed, adding more milk for a creamier, less dense mixture.
Serve with fruit, potato chips, animal crackers or pretzels.
About the writer: Author Kat Nielsen (Tarte Chic) is a horse enthusiast turned food blogger. She maintains a day job handling marketing and brand support to various companies while enjoying her evenings and weekends writing recipes and blogging all about her culinary experiences. Visit her blog at EatYourTarteOut.com or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.