Dark Chocolate Brownies with Pistachios and Easy Salted Caramel Sauce

I’ve got a real treat for you guys today.

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Brownies with Salted Caramel

Take a moment and just indulge in these deep, dark chocolate brownies.  The delicious mess on top features several layers of rich, salty caramel, grassy shelled pistachios, and glistening flecks of flakey sea salt.  I just love the combination of salty pistachios and bittersweet chocolate.  But if you’re not a pistachio fan, you can definitely substitute in pecans or walnuts.

I’ve actually have another recipe on Kitchen Konfidence for salted caramel sauce.  My 2011 recipe has several additional ingredients and steps that act like training wheels to help a home cook achieve a delicious caramel sauce without worry of burning or texture issues.  My old recipe also has more butter and heavy cream, resulting in a more mellow caramel flavor.  Since then, I’ve had much practice with making caramel at home, and I can now make a perfect sauce with minimal effort and ingredients.  I’m sharing that Easy Salted Caramel Sauce recipe today too.  It’s so fast and comes together in a matter of moments!  Continue reading for the recipes.

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