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Here's How To Experience The Holy Matrimony Of Cookie Butter And Brownies

Move over, Nutella, there's a new jar in town.

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There's this thing called cookie butter. It's usually best eaten straight from the jar with a spoon.

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It's made of ground up spiced shortbread cookies, aka "Speculoos" in Dutch.

But, you can also swirl it into brownie batter, and it makes something magical happen.

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First, get these ingredients:

Preheat the oven to 350º F. Prepare the brownies according to package directions and pour the batter into a greased 8-by-8-inch pan.
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Preheat the oven to 350º F. Prepare the brownies according to package directions and pour the batter into a greased 8-by-8-inch pan.

Then, melt 1/2 cup of cookie butter in a microwave for 20 to 30 seconds, until smooth.

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Pour the melted cookie butter evenly over the brownie batter.

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Next, use a chopstick to swirl the batter and cookie butter together.

Pro tip: Use a scooping motion to drag the brownie batter onto the cookie butter.
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Pro tip: Use a scooping motion to drag the brownie batter onto the cookie butter.

Bake for about 35 minutes.

Or, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with only a few crumbs attached.
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Or, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with only a few crumbs attached.

Slice, then take a moment to appreciate the ribbon of cookie butter rippling through the center.

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Lastly, stack the brownies and drizzle with more cookie butter, if you dare.

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Look at it go!

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