Football Brownies Recipe
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Football Brownies Recipe

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Homemade chocolate frosting adds a special touch to these moist brownies prepared from a mix. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (13-in. x 9-in. pan size)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup vanilla or white chips

Directions

  1. Prepare the brownie batter according to package directions. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 13-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar, cocoa, milk and vanilla until smooth. Frost the cooled brownies. Loosely cover and chill for 1 hour or until frosting is set.
  3. With a sharp knife, make lengthwise cuts 1-1/2-in. parallel cuts from a short side to a long side to form diamonds. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips at 50% power; stir until smooth. Place in a small heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe laces on brownies. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Football Brownies in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p21

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2014

"These were a huge hit at our tailgate. Delicious frosting!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 11, 2011

"This icing recipe is amazing - whether you use it for football brownies or any old shape. My daughter and I like to use the icing to frost an 8x8 brownie mix and then sprinkle with M&M candies before the icing hardens. Soooooo good."

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2010

"My 11 year old made this for a potluck. It was easy for her to follow. She was so proud to show off her creation at the party. The brownies were the first to disappear at this party. This dessert goes best with LOTS of milk."

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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2009

"Looks awesome!! Going to try it !!!"

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