Brownie Mounds Recipe
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Brownie Mounds Recipe

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If you crave brownies but not the longer baking time, try these quick chocolaty cookies shared by Mary Turner from Blountville, Tennessee. "I usually make them for the holidays, but they're good any time of year," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 172 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add corn syrup and egg; beat well. Stir in chocolate and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to chocolate mixture; beat well. Stir in walnuts.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Brownie Mounds in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p52

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 72978
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2012 Edited Apr. 1, 2014

"Actually I'd made these delicious treats before-last year for Passover! I used the same amout of matzo meal & 1/4 to 1/2 cup potato starch plus the same amt. of salt used in the recipe. I used 9 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa + 5 Tbsp. canola oil to = 3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted. Today when I made these Brownie Mounds, I placed a Hershey Chocolate kissin the middle of each cookie or a miniature Snicker Bar or Milky Way Bar! This added touch makes these cookies very festive! I used 1/2 cup chocolate chips instead of the nuts called for in this recipe! DELowenstein"

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 203202
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2011

"An easy, yummy treat to throw together!

~ Theresa"

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