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Frosted Brownies Recipe

Field editor Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana, recommends Frosted Brownies.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:60 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped nuts
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Combine flour, cocoa and salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Spread batter into two greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Bake at 325° for 25-30 minutes. Cool. In a bowl, cream butter. Combine sugar and cocoa; add to butter. Add milk and vanilla; beat until fluffy. Frost brownies. Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 165 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.