Break graham crackers roughly and process in a food Processor until sand like.
Place condensed milk in a big bowl and microwave for 30 seconds to loosen up.
Add in the cocoa powder and vanilla and stir until smooth and lump free.
Fold in the cracker crumbs.
Stir until mixed well.
Double line a 8” square pan with parchment paper for easy removal of brownie layer on.
Dab some oil on your finger before pressing the crumb mixture into the pan to avoid sticking.
Blob the mixture into the pan and press it down with your fingers until leveled.
Cover it with a lid or foil and place it in the fridge (not freezer) to chill.
Now prepare the ganache layer.
In a small bowl add all ingredients for bittersweet chocolate layer.
Microwave for 30 seconds. Take it out and stir.
It won’t melt this time.
Repeat microwaving again for 30 seconds. Remove the bowl and stir until chocolate has melted and becomes a smooth lump free sauce.
If not melted repeat at 10 second interval.
For white chocolate swirl-
In another bowl add in white Chocolate and cream.
Microwave for 1 minute on 50% power stopping mid way and stirring.
Remove the bowl and stir until chocolate has melted and becomes a smooth lump free sauce.
Layering the brownies -
Take out the brownie from the fridge.
Top it with chocolate ganache.
Put blobs of white chocolate over the ganache.
Pass a toothpick or a knife on the top layer to create marble effect , not cutting through the brownie.
Just swirl randomly on the top as shown in the photo.
1 cup used =240 mlI have used Nabisco Graham crackers (18 long ones).You can use digestive biscuits or other cookies too.Please do not use evaporated milk, heavy cream or half and half in place of sweetened condensed milk.Vanilla is optional, you could use almond, peppermint or orange extract for interesting flavor.You may add 2 teaspoons instant coffee for Mocha Brownies.
How to store no bake brownies?
These brownies keep well in the fridge for a week.
Helpful tips to make the best "No-Bake Brownies" –
Line the pan with parchment paper for easy removal of brownies.
Let the base chill and set in the fridge for at least 5 hours.
You can just make the base and top it with nuts and chocolate chips.
If making the marble frosting, let the brownies set overnight in the fridge before cutting.
For chocolate ganache -Microwave in total for 1-minute stopping and stirring at 30 seconds interval. Chocolate should melt with residual heat.Alternatively, you can make the ganache on the stovetop using double boiler method or heat the cream in a pot and pour over chocolate, mix until smooth.Here is my extensive post on how to make the Chocolate Ganache.These chocolate brownies look absolutely stunning and are a crowd pleaser. Do make it for holidays like Christmas. It’s a delicious, easy & budget-friendly choice for gifting family and friends.