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Deluxe Brownies

 Deluxe Brownies
From the very first time I mixed up these doubly rich treats, my family was hooked. They're so fast and easy, I make them often for family gatherings and church potlucks.—Debbie Heine, Great Falls, Montana
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in eggs and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to
  • creamed mixture. Stir in pecans.
  • Spread in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for
  • 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with moist crumbs. Cool
  • on a wire rack.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, butter and milk; cook and
  • stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat;

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Deluxe Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • stir in chips and marshmallows until melted. Chill until mixture
  • reaches room temperature. In a large bowl, beat until frosting
  • reaches spreading consistency. Spread over brownies. Yield: 2-1/2
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: One brownie equals 265 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.