Guinness Brownies


10 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup flour
¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
½ tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 cup stout beer, such as Guinness
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Grease or spray a 13×9 pan with cooking spray. Melt chocolate chips and butter in a  saucepan over very low heat, stirring often. Whisk together flour, cocoa and salt. Set aside.  In a separate bowl beat sugar and eggs for 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Beat in chocolate mixture. Fold in flour mixture followed by stout, mixture will be thin. Pour batter into prepared pan and sprinkle with semi-sweet chocolate chips. Bake for 25-30 minutes until firm and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Makes about 24 brownies.