Coconut Stuffed Brownies

Coconut Stuffed Brownies

Coconut Stuffed Brownies are like coconut macaroons stuffed inside fudgy brownies! It’s like a Mounds bar in brownie form…perfect for the coconut lovers in your life! Coconut brownies are the chocolate dessert recipe you’ve been waiting for.

Homemade Coconut Stuffed Brownie Dessert Recipe

I am all about a new brownie recipe. And I won’t lie, I didn’t invent this idea. I was in my local supermarket bakery (which is not that place to be if you’re craving high swirls of shortening based frosting) and I saw a kinda-sorta version of these brownies. In the store, they were topped with chocolate frosting, and the filling looked like it might be a coconut frosting situation (told you, FROSTING), and I knew I had to throw my hand in the ring.

And while you know I love my frosting, I thought these might be better if they had a coconut macaroon-ish moment rather than a sugary frosting. Also if I say frosting ONE.MORE.TIME.

So, I got home and whipped these beauties up. And I sure ain’t mad about how they turned out.

Coconut Stuffed Brownies

Tips and Tricks on Baking Coconut Stuffed Brownies:

I was in such a hurry, I didn’t even stop to take pictures of the process. But, I’m fairly sure you guys know how to make a brownie, so I won’t lose any sleep. And, to be honest, I used a version of my Cookies and Cream Stuffed Brownies recipe as the starting point.

AND the coconut filling is ridiculously simple. Just coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla. Boom, done.

Coconut Stuffed Brownies

The brownies will be fairly thick, and you will need to make sure they are fully baked, but NOT over baked!! The texture of the brownie on this one is slightly different than a typical fudgy brownies, because I wanted it to be thick, but sturdy.

There is so much sweet coconut in these…if you love coconut, these are for you!

Enjoy!

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Coconut Stuffed Brownies

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield Yield: 24 brownies 1x
  • Category Category: Dessert
  • Method Method: Oven
  • Cuisine Cuisine: American

Description:

Coconut Stuffed Brownies are like a coconut macaroon stuffed inside fudgy brownies! It’s like a Mounds bar in brownie form…perfect for the coconut lovers in your life! Coconut brownies are the chocolate dessert recipe you’ve been waiting for.


Ingredients:

Brownies

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips

Filling

  • 4 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 (14- ounce can) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9×13 baking dish with foil. Coat the foil with nonstick spray and set aside.
  2. In the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment mix together the butter and sugar on medium speed for 1-2 minutes until combined. Add in the eggs and vanilla and continue mixing for 1 minute until smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  3. Turn mixer to low and add in the cocoa powder and salt, mixing until incorporated. Add in the flour, stirring until combined and smooth, and finally stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Pour half of the brownie batter in the bottom of the prepared pan.
  5. To prepare your filling, in a large bowl stir together the coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla until combined.
  6. Spread the coconut mixture evenly on top of the brownie batter.
  7. Top the coconut mixture with the remaining brownie batter.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes, or until the brownies are just set.
  9. Allow the brownies to cool completely before slicing into bars

Notes:

store airtight at room temperature for up to 3 days.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Lulu
Lulu
May 20, 2020 8:03 pm

These are ridiculously delicious! I used unsweetened coconut [3 cups) and 3 large eggs to make the brownies fudgier.
They were sweet and chocolatey! Warning—recipe makes a huge batch of calorie yumminess

Carrie
Carrie
April 28, 2020 3:38 pm

How do you spread the top layer of brownie batter without the coconut getting all messed up?

Teri
Teri
May 19, 2018 6:25 pm

Do you think if I added a package of cream cheese to the coconut mix it would be good? The original recipe is so delicious, but a friend requested a cheesecake brownie. I’m a beginner in creating desserts. Thank goodness I found your site! Thanks for the help!

Katie
Katie
February 25, 2018 9:31 pm

Made these over the weekend for the family. They loved them and everyone agreed they were absolutely delicious!

Valerie L.
Valerie L.
February 22, 2018 7:02 pm

This recipe looks absolutely scrumptious — what a combination! Chocolate & coconut, which is a match made in Heaven, IMHO. I am very anxious to try it, and I thank you very much for posting it today.

Amanda
February 22, 2018 3:08 pm

Oh my goodness! I love anything coconut but don’t get it often because everyone else in my house doesn’t like it. I’d eat the entire pan all by myself if they were in my house. I may have to make these to share with coworkers! I bet they’d be great with almonds in the coconut mixture too. I think I know what my weekend baking project will be!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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