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Domino Brownies

 Domino Brownies
What family doesn't have a fondness for brownies?! Our home economists created these flavorful double-decker bars.
36 ServingsPrep: 45 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • BLOND LAYER:
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • CHOCOLATE LAYER:
  • 10 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tubes white decorating gel
  • 1 cup M&M's miniature baking bits

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add
  • eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in

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Directions (continued)

  • vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture
  • just until moistened.
  • Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Remove
  • from the heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time,
  • stirring well after each addition. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking
  • powder and salt; stir into butter mixture just until combined.
  • Spread over warm blond layer.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center
  • comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
  • Cut into 36 rectangles (3-1/4 in. x 1 in.). With decorating gel, draw
  • a line dividing each rectangle in half widthwise; attach baking bits
  • with dabs of decorating gel to resemble dominoes. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 168 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.