Salted Caramel Eggnog Brownies

Salted Caramel Eggnog Brownies. Calling these babies Fudge Brownies would be an understatement. My chocolate chunk homemade brownies layered in salted caramel and eggnog fudge, are the ultimate brownie experience!

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I’ve always had a thing for homemade brownies. Moist fudge brownies with big chocolate chunks scattered throughout…

That just makes my heart smile.

And then of course, this time of year, I also have a thing for fudge.

Fudge is one of those treats that seems to stir up holiday spirit. I’m happy to share any treat offering that kind of inspiration.

Salted Caramel Eggnog Fudge Brownies #christmas #brownies #fudge #holiday #ediblegifts

So today I bring you the best of both!

Salted Caramel Eggnog Brownies. Dark chocolatey homemade brownies topped with, not one, but TWO decedent fudgy layers.

The first layer is a creamy Eggnog Fudge, kissed with bourbon and speckled with nutmeg.

The second fudge is rich salted caramel, buttery and smooth.

All three layers blend together for a decedent fudge brownie extravaganza.

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And the best part about this Salted Caramel Eggnog Brownies recipe is that the fudge layers are so easy to make. Just pop them in the microwave and stir. No double boiler. No candy thermometer.

I love how each triple layer brownie looks sitting on these festive Toy’s Delight Christmas Dishes. Villeroy & Boch has such fun holiday collections that work well with other bake-and serve pieces like their Cooking Elements line!

Salted Caramel Eggnog Brownies

Yield: 120 pieces

Prep Time:30 minutes (active time)

Cook Time:30 minutes

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Ingredients:

For the Homemade Brownies:

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted (1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup all purpose Gold Medal Flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 11 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

For the Eggnog Fudge:

  • 2 3/4 cups white chocolate chips
  • 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

For the Salted Caramel Fudge:

  • 2 3/4 cups white chocolate chips
  • 14 ounces can dulce de leche (thick Mexican caramel)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1-3 tablespoons milk
  • Course sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, mix the melted butter and sugar until well combined. Then add the cocoa powder, flour, eggs, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Finally add the chocolate chips and mix in. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool completely before moving on. (You could put the brownies in the fridge/freezer to speed up the process.)
  2. For the Eggnog Fudge Layer: Place all the ingredients for the eggnog fudge in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30 second increments, stirring in between, until everything is melted together and the mixture comes to a boil. Stir well, then pour the mixture over the brownies and smooth. Gently tap the pan on the counter to remove large air bubbles. Then place in the freezer for 20 minutes to bring the fudge temperature down, before adding the next layer.
  3. For the Salted Caramel Fudge Layer: Place the white chocolate chips, dulce de leche, and butter in the microwave. Microwave in 30 second increments, stirring in between, until everything is melted together and the mixture comes to a boil. The caramel mixture will appear thicker than the previous mixture. Add 1-3 Tb. of milk and stir well until the mixture is smooth and pourable. Pour over the Eggnog Fudge and gently tap the pan on the counter to remove large air bubbles. Place the pan in the fridge for 2-3 hours until the fudge is really firm. Sprinkle the top with course sea salt.
  4. To serve: Cut the brownies into 30 large brownie-sized squares, or 120 small fudge-sized squares. Clean the knife with a wet paper towel in between cuts to insure the sides look nice.
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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Villeroy & Boch. All opinions are my own.

 

 

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  4. Best Restaurants in Yorkshireposted November 29, 2014 at 4:10 am Reply

    This Caramel Brownies Looking Perfect and So much Delicious.

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  6. Nana Scrivposted December 18, 2013 at 10:33 pm Reply

    I made the salted caramel Eggnog fudge brownies today. the taste wonderful but they just do not look as perfect as the photos you posted. what is my problem! I think I’ll make the enchiladas for Christmas .

    Rating: 5
    • Sommerposted December 19, 2013 at 6:59 am Reply

      Hi! You just have to be really careful when cutting and clean the knife in between cuts, so they come out pretty. :)

  7. Janet M.posted December 18, 2013 at 6:32 pm Reply

    Brunch of eggs, bacon, waffles, and fried potatoes.

  8. Colleenposted December 18, 2013 at 3:37 pm Reply

    My favorite thing to eat is scrapple and cheesie eggs on toasted rye @ breakfast. I cook up a buffet and family and friends come over and we eat till our bellies are full and then exchange gifts.. its wonderful way to begin the day!

  9. Julieposted December 18, 2013 at 3:12 pm Reply

    My favorite thing to eat on Christmas Day is my mom’s eggs benedict followed up with lots of cookies!

  10. Mary Annposted December 18, 2013 at 2:28 pm Reply

    My favorite thing to eat on Christmas Day is Polish soul food such as pieroges and kielbasa and sauerkraut.

  11. Seanposted December 18, 2013 at 2:25 pm Reply

    Love my family’s Russian Tea.

  12. Betty Nposted December 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm Reply

    pecan pie

  13. Maryposted December 18, 2013 at 7:57 am Reply

    I love the recipes with Eggnog-brownies, pie, french toast-yummy

  14. Anita Carol Gambrellposted December 16, 2013 at 4:09 pm Reply

    I love eating homemade fruit salad that my mother makes , it is my favorite!

  15. ashley-bakerbynatureposted December 16, 2013 at 10:22 am Reply

    This fudge looks incredible, Sommer!!!

  16. shari w.posted December 16, 2013 at 9:52 am Reply

    I love all the items on our Christmas buffet brunch… casseroles, fruits, pastries, and of course the ham and trimmings…………

  17. Sarah Gposted December 16, 2013 at 7:55 am Reply

    My Christmas Day menu changes from year to year, but we always have a breakfast casserole to start the day!

  18. Mary-Clay @ Cooking with the Kingposted December 15, 2013 at 9:59 pm Reply

    my aunt rie’s famous Christmas candy!

  19. NANASCARIAVposted December 15, 2013 at 4:57 pm Reply

    my favorite thing to eat on christmas day is honey cured ham and potato soup.

  20. patricia bengelaposted December 15, 2013 at 3:58 pm Reply

    Would like to know the carbs & sugar content?

  21. Marsha Lynneposted December 15, 2013 at 3:47 pm Reply

    favorite food at Christmas….whipped cream with pecans, marshmallows, crushed pineapple and cherries

  22. Julie @ Table for Twoposted December 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm Reply

    wow, this looks great, Sommer! I love the best of both worlds in desserts :)

  23. cheryl mansfieldposted December 15, 2013 at 12:39 pm Reply

    egg nog and pumpkin pie with whip cream YUM!!!

  24. Jody Le Blancposted December 14, 2013 at 9:58 pm Reply

    My favorite thing to eat on Christmas Day is Breakfast Quiche! ;)

  25. Graceposted December 14, 2013 at 9:20 pm Reply

    I am in love with the tasty fruit cake my sister makes!

  26. Chrisposted December 14, 2013 at 7:28 pm Reply

    Our family favorite is turkey. It’s not just a Thanskgiving dish; we serve turkey on “very special” occasions throughout the year.

  27. Carol L.posted December 14, 2013 at 7:22 pm Reply

    My favorite thing to eat on Christmas Day is rouladen :)

  28. Karen Ostromposted December 14, 2013 at 5:05 pm Reply

    I think I’m in love with your site and my favorite thing is marshmallow fudge and watching my family open christmas presents

  29. D SCHMIDTposted December 14, 2013 at 2:40 pm Reply

    My favorite thing is Christmas pudding

  30. Stacyposted December 14, 2013 at 1:43 pm Reply

    I love eating warm freshly made cookies with milk! Also, what do you use to substitute bourbon?? Thanks Sommer!

  31. Megan Kposted December 14, 2013 at 11:39 am Reply

    My favorite thing to eat on Christmas day is my mother’s cinnamon rolls in the morning! :)

  32. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted December 14, 2013 at 5:45 am Reply

    These look amazing!

  33. Melissaposted December 14, 2013 at 12:27 am Reply

    I must make these!! I love eating any type of dessert!

  34. Laura (Tutti Dolci)posted December 13, 2013 at 11:37 pm Reply

    Those layers are just perfect!

  35. mysweetiepiepieposted December 13, 2013 at 10:42 pm Reply

    Christmas is all about the cookies :+)

  36. Linda Montesposted December 13, 2013 at 10:14 pm Reply

    I love all the desserts made with love by loving hands.

  37. Shellyposted December 13, 2013 at 9:00 pm Reply

    I have to admit I always look forward to eating the delicious desserts!

  38. Mason Canyonposted December 13, 2013 at 8:53 pm Reply

    On Christmas Day I enjoy eating chicken and dressing.

    BTW, love the video

    Mason
    Thoughts in Progress

  39. Leslieposted December 13, 2013 at 8:19 pm Reply

    These look perfect. I like the way fudge sets up. I know I’m weird! These look delish & I might have to make some for the family. I found your recipe on Pinterest & I’m following a couple of your boards, also on Facebook.

  40. Nikkiposted December 13, 2013 at 7:40 pm Reply

    mashed potatoes!

  41. Liz Lposted December 13, 2013 at 7:04 pm Reply

    Tomato Soup and sausage balls!

  42. ashleyposted December 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm Reply

    buckeyes or hoho cake

  43. Sarahposted December 13, 2013 at 5:36 pm Reply

    These brownies look delicious! I like to serve wild rice soup on Christmas!

  44. Amberposted December 13, 2013 at 5:35 pm Reply

    Ham and pineapple stuffing.

  45. Casey @ Salted Platesposted December 13, 2013 at 4:45 pm Reply

    I like to eat scrambled eggs for breakfast every year followed by lots of cookies!

  46. Betsy R.posted December 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm Reply

    My favorite thing to eat on Christmas day is my grandma’s molasses cookies.

  47. Julianne @ Beyond FRostingposted December 13, 2013 at 3:25 pm Reply

    Oh my gosh!!! Eggnog fudge and brownies!! This is insane!!!

  48. Courtney @ Neighborfoodposted December 13, 2013 at 3:04 pm Reply

    This is too much!! And I love you for it. :) Talk about the best of ALL the worlds!

  49. Annaposted December 13, 2013 at 3:02 pm Reply

    I love to eat white chocolate dipped pretzels on Christmas. It was something my grandmother always had at her house.

  50. Jodee Weilandposted December 13, 2013 at 2:24 pm Reply

    This recipe looks wonderful…so rich and full of flavor! I love the use of three different layers, especially the holiday eggnog layer, My family would love this recipe, so I’ll be trying it soon! Thanks!

  51. Tammy Northrupposted December 13, 2013 at 1:41 pm Reply

    We have a dip that we make for holidays and I love it!

  52. Edieposted December 13, 2013 at 11:19 am Reply

    Making these extravagant brownies to have on Christmas Day. So pretty!

  53. Marieposted December 13, 2013 at 10:49 am Reply

    What?!! These look insanely delicious!

  54. Layla @ Brunch Time Bakerposted December 13, 2013 at 10:19 am Reply

    Oh my Sommer these brownies look so tempting! this is a perfect holiday treat!

  55. Angieposted December 13, 2013 at 10:19 am Reply

    What a great holiday dessert! Looks so pretty!

  56. LIbby P.posted December 13, 2013 at 10:11 am Reply

    I think I just found what I will be bringing to our family Christmas party tomorrow!! However, do you think the eggnog layer would be bland without the bourbon? I plan on leaving that ingredient out. Whatcha think?

  57. Laura @ Laura's Culinary Adventuresposted December 13, 2013 at 9:50 am Reply

    Great! Each layer sounds wonderful; I’m sure combined they’re even better!

  58. marlaposted December 13, 2013 at 8:50 am Reply

    So festive & perfect for the holidays!!

  59. Mariaposted December 13, 2013 at 8:42 am Reply

    Amazing dessert!

  60. Shashi @ http://runninsrilankan.composted December 13, 2013 at 8:22 am Reply

    WOW- These brownies…I am speechless..they are fabulous! Such a beautiful and decadent dessert! Thanks so much for sharing

  61. Tieghanposted December 13, 2013 at 8:09 am Reply

    Such a great holiday dessert and gift! I love how Christmassy this post is and the music in your video is so cute! Loved actually getting to see you too! :)

  62. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabblesposted December 13, 2013 at 7:57 am Reply

    Oh my goodness, Sommer. These are fabulous…what a festive and tasty treat!!

  63. Kathyposted December 13, 2013 at 7:48 am Reply

    Beautiful holiday dishes!

  64. Laura @ All Spice and Yumposted December 13, 2013 at 7:20 am Reply

    What a way to start my day! Those look amazing!

  65. Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Livingposted December 13, 2013 at 6:52 am Reply

    Love the music in your video – great job!

  66. Marian (Sweetopia)posted December 13, 2013 at 6:44 am Reply

    Loved your video, Sommer! Nice to see you baking in your kitchen!
    Love the Villeroy & Boch dishes too! Great giveaway!

  67. Melanie @ Carmel Momentsposted December 13, 2013 at 6:37 am Reply

    You’ve outdone yourself with these. Whoa! I don’t know if I can handle all that goodness! Pinning to my brownies board for sure!

  68. Julie @ Running in a Skirtposted December 13, 2013 at 5:49 am Reply

    Wow! These look amazing Sommer! I like that the fudge layers are simple to make.