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Friendship Brownies

 Friendship Brownies
I keep batches of the brownie mix on hand so my son Travis can whip up a pan of these chewy treats in a snap. All he has to do is add eggs, oil and vanilla.—Travis Burkholder, Middleburg, Pennsylvania
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling


  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  • Pour the flour into a 1-qt. glass container with a tight-fitting lid.
  • Layer with brown sugar, salt, sugar, baking powder, cocoa, chocolate
  • chips and nuts (do not mix). Cover and store in a cool dry place for
  • up to 6 months.
  • To prepare brownies: In a large bowl, beat the eggs, oil and vanilla.
  • Stir in the brownie mix until well combined.
  • Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 34-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 16 brownies.

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Friendship Brownies (continued)

Friendship M&M Brownies: Any combination of mini M&M's, chocolate chips and/or chopped walnuts equal to 1 cup may be used.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 247 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.