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Sand Castle Brownie Mix Recipe

Sand Castle Brownie Mix Recipe

"The home economics teacher at the school where I work shared these moist, fudgy brownies with me," relates Carin Rounds of Boonville, New York. "Attach the recipe to a jar of the lovely layered mix, and you have a super-easy gift for any occasion."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a 1-qt. glass container, layer the first seven ingredients in order listed, packing well between each layer. Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (4 cups total).
  • 2. To prepare brownies: In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, oil and vanilla. Stir in brownie mix (batter will be thick). Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 27-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 2 dozen.