A couple of weeks ago, Conde Nast Traveler  hosted its 8th Annual Hot List party  in New York City. One of the desserts on the menu, which was catered by Mary Guilani , were these jalapeño brownies. I thought they would make an exceptionally original dessert for Cinco de Mayo , so I whipped up a batch and brought them to work. The recipe is simple — it's basically a classic brownie recipe with minced jalapeños folded in — and interestingly complex. The result is a spicy meets sweet flavor explosion. Although the office had mixed feelings about these brownies, I thought they were innovative and exciting. To take a look at the recipe, .