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Treasured Brownies Recipe

Treasured Brownies Recipe

This terrific treat is included in a book of good-but-easy recipes my sister compiled as a wedding present for me. She refers to them as "money-back guarantee" brownies. And I can confirm that they turn out 100% of the time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings


  • 1 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • ICING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons hot brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the butter, eggs and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture. Stir in nuts (do not overmix).
  • 2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. In a small bowl, beat the icing ingredients until smooth. Spread over cooled brownies. Cut into bars. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 356 calories, 21 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Treasured Brownies

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2011

"The icing was not tasting like coffee , I would definetely make it again and try more coffee on the icing! Fudgy and good!"

Reviewed Jun. 3, 2009

"These were just okay to me. Regular brownies with icing which in my opinion do not need the extra sweetness from the icing. It was just too much."

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2008

"These brownies are absolutely delicious. I made them for a Christmas potluck at work and received rave reviews from my colleagues. It is definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Nov. 14, 2008

"The frosting on these brownies are simply yummy. I made these for my church bazaar, and now I have to make them for myself."

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