Bold, rich, and utterly delicious, these chocolate and Red Wine & Chocolate Cookie Bars combine cocktail hour with dessert. If you love red wine and adore chocolate, these moist, scrumptious bars are a must bake. Brownie mix keeps this recipe simple and easy, and it’s perfect for last minute entertaining. Serve these flavor-packed goodies for your next cocktail party or nestle in with them for movie night with your besties.
Fun Flavor Twists
Enjoy this recipe as written below. Or try these easy upgrades:
- Red wine isn’t your thing? Replace red wine with an equal amount of white grape juice for a similar taste
- Chocolate and Coffee Cookie Bars. Swap out the red wine for an equal amount of freshly brewed dark coffee and add chopped chocolate-covered espresso beans to the top
- Chocolate and Rosé Cookie Bars. Replace the red wine with your favorite rosé, and use raspberry jam in place of the red wine for the topping
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Chocolate and Red Wine Cookie Bars
Bold, rich, and utterly delicious, these chocolate and red wine cookie bars bring adventure to dessert time. If you love red wine and adore chocolate, these moist, scrumptious bars are a must bake!
- 1(18.3 oz) fudge brownie mix
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1/4 cup red wine
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 egg
- 1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a Good Cook 9x13" AirPerfect Baking Sheet with nonstick coconut oil spray. In a large bowl, stir together brownie mix, butter, red wine, flour and egg. Mix until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips. Spread into prepared baking sheet. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or just until the center springs back when touched lightly. Remove and cool completely before icing. For the frosting: whisk together powdered sugar, cocoa powder, butter and red wine. Spread onto cookies bars. Gently stir together fruit and cherries. Drizzle over cookie bars. Cut into bars before serving.