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Frosted Chocolate Chip Brownies

 Frosted Chocolate Chip Brownies
These moist, cake-like brownies are so chocolaty-good that they'll go fast at any get-together. The sour cream ifrosting gives these yummy squares a little tang that makes them seem special. —Conni Poto, North Canton, Ohio
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • CHOCOLATE SOUR CREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • chocolate syrup and vanilla. Gradually add flour. Stir in chocolate
  • chips and nuts.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For frosting, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and

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Frosted Chocolate Chip Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • butter; stir until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes. Whisk in sour cream.
  • Gradually stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Frost brownies.
  • Cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.