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Mocha Walnut Brownies

 Mocha Walnut Brownies
These rich cake-like brownies are generously topped with a scrumptious mocha frosting. They're an excellent dessert to serve to company...or to share when you need a dish to pass. Be sure to hold back a few if you want leftovers! —Jill Bonanno Prineville, Oregon
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  • In a microwave, melt the chocolate and butter; stir until smooth.
  • Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla
  • and chocolate mixture. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt;
  • gradually add to chocolate mixture. Stir in walnuts.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for
  • 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a large bowl, beat frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread over

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Mocha Walnut Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • brownies. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 321 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.