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Cranberry Truffle Brownies


1 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup flour


Melt chocolate chips with butter or margarine. Cool. Beat eggs and sugar. Add chocolate mixture and water. Mix. Stir in baking powder and flour. Bake in a well greased and floured 8 inch square or 9 inch round cake pan at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven, turn out onto a cake platter and let cool.

Truffle topping:

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (melted and cooled)

8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/3 cup cranberry sauce (or seedless red raspberry jam)

Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar. Add cranberry sauce and beat. Beat in melted chocolate chips. Spread on top of cooled brownies.

Glaze:

1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1 teaspoon shortening

Melt chocolate chips with the shortening. Drizzle over the cream cheese layer. Chill at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with fresh sugared cranberries if desired.

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