Since vampires are so hot right now, I'm jumping on the bandwagon and throwing a fangtastic Halloween party. The savory menu consists of fun finger foods, so to ensure that no extra plates and utensils are necessary, I'm serving a portable, pop-in-your mouth dessert. No vampire travels without a coffin — unless he has a special ring like the Salvatore Brothers — that's why these almond brownie coffins fit the theme perfectly. The brownies are chocolate with chunks of dark chocolate covered almonds with a marzipan coffin topping. To check out the recipe, read more.
From Martha Stewart Ingredients 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for pan Directions Makes 12 coffins.
Almond Brownie Coffins
1 teaspoon coarse salt
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan
1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for marbling
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs, room temperature
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
8 ounces dark-chocolate-covered almonds, chopped
3 ounces marzipan
Royal Icing and Fleurs-de-lis
From Martha Stewart
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
Makes 12 coffins.