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Mocha Chip Brownies

Totally decadent, totally delicious, these Mocha Chocolate Chip Brownies make a stunning, homemade treat that takes just minutes longer than a box mix!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword mocha chip brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 191kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 1 tbsp instant coffee
  • 2 tsp boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Mocha Glaze (optional)

  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp mini chocolate chips optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line and 8-inch square baking pan with foil.
  • Dissolve instant coffee in water and set aside.
  • Melt 1 CUP of chocolate chips in the microwave. Heat on medium heat in 20 second intervals, stirring in between. Set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar together.
  • Beat in eggs and coffee mixture.
  • Stir in melted chocolate until well combined.
  • Slowly add in flour and remaining half cup of chocolate chips.
  • Spread into baking pan and bake for 25-30 minutes. Be careful not to overbake!
  • Cool completely.

To Make the Optional Glaze

  • Dissolve instant coffee in milk. Make sure all crystals are completely dissolved before moving on.
  • Stir in cocoa powder and continue stirring until smooth.
  • Slowly add in powdered sugar and stir until nice and smooth.
  • Drizzle over the top of brownies and sprinkle with mini chocolate chips.


Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 127IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg