Chocolate Cookie-Choco Flan

Make this super creamy and rich chocolate fudge flan full of chocolate cookies and bits of chocolate that will delight your taste buds.

Prep: 25 minutes plus cooling   Bake: 1 hour 20 minutes   Serves: 12

INGREDIENTS

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 10 crème-filled chocolate sandwich cookies plus additional for garnish, coarsely crushed (optional)
  • 7 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (15.25 ounces) chocolate cake mix
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips plus additional for garnish (optional)
  • Whipped topping for garnish (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°; spray 12-cup Bundt pan with cooking spray. In small saucepan, heat sugar and 2 tablespoons water to a simmer over medium-low heat (about 15 minutes), gently swirling pan occasionally; cook 2 minutes or until thickened, swirling pan occasionally. Pour caramel into prepared pan.
  2. In food processor, pulse milks, cream cheese, cookies, 4 eggs and vanilla extract until just combined.
  3. Prepare cake mix as label directs using oil and remaining 3 eggs; stir in chocolate chips. Pour cake batter over caramel in pan; slowly and carefully pour milk mixture over cake batter.
  4. Place Bundt pan on large rimmed baking pan; place baking pan in oven and fill halfway with water. Bake flan 1 hour 20 minutes or until set, carefully rotating halfway through baking; cool completely.
  5. Gently run a thin, flexible spatula around edges of pan. Carefully invert flan onto serving platter; spoon any remaining caramel from pan over flan. Cut flan into 12 slices; serve garnished with cookies, chocolate chips and whipped topping, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 slice): 670 Calories, 30g Fat (12g Saturated), 148mg Cholesterol, 696mg Sodium, 91g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 65g Sugars, 13g Protein