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Holstein Brownies

 Holstein Brownies
Everyone loves my cow treats. Our grandson's the one who named them. When I first made a batch, he said, 'Oh, look—black and white brownies. They must be Holsteins!—Jodie Rush, Perkins, Oklahoma
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add water, eggs and vanilla; mix
  • well. Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and pecans. Spread 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 5-10 minutes. Place marshmallow creme in a microwave-safe

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Holstein Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • bowl. Microwave on high for 15-20 seconds or until warm; spread over
  • warm brownies. Cool completely on a wire rack. For glaze, combine
  • confectioners' sugar, cocoa and butter in a small bowl; stir in
  • enough milk to achieve drizzling consistency. With the tip of a
  • spoon, use glaze to form irregular shapes resembling Holstein spots.
  • Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 193 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.