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Frosted Cake Brownies Recipe

Frosted Cake Brownies Recipe

Mary Fox from Forest City, Iowa dresses up a boxed mix to create these moist brownies with from-scratch taste. "This recipe is good, it has to be shared," she says. "It uses abut half of a can of prepared frosting. Save the rest, because you'll make them again."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:30 servings


  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (13-inch x 9-inch pan size)
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup milk chocolate frosting


  • 1. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Fold in sour cream, chocolate chips and walnuts into batter. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Frost. Cut into bars. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

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Reviewed Oct. 21, 2014

"No one will guess that these brownies start with a boxed mix. Very east to make. They're a delicious hit every time I take them somewhere or serve them at home."

Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

"The sour cream added to the brownie box mix gave the brownies a subtle tang and good moist cakey texture."

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