Frosted Walnut Brownies Recipe

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Frosted Walnut Brownies Recipe
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Frosted Walnut Brownies Recipe

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You can't go wrong with this traditional treat. These fudgy frosty squares travel well to potlucks and picnics and are sure to be one of the first desserts to disappear. —Pat Yaeger, Naples, Florida
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter (no substitutes)
  • 2 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

In a large microwave-safe bowl, heat chocolate until melted. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Add flour and salt; mix well. Stir in the nuts. Pour 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 with moist crumbs (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
For frosting, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature. In a mixing bowl, combine the chocolate mixture, sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Frost brownies. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Brownies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p228

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 223 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 4 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter (no substitutes)
  • 2 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, heat chocolate until melted. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Add flour and salt; mix well. Stir in the nuts. Pour 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 with moist crumbs (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
  2. For frosting, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature. In a mixing bowl, combine the chocolate mixture, sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth. Frost brownies. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Brownies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p228

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germanycook User ID: 6411056 90444
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2013

"These really weren't that incredible. Good chewy texture but I don't think I will bother to make them again!"

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mrsclint User ID: 4351732 130030
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2010

"This is the best and easiest Brownie recipe I have used in 50 years of cooking. There is really none left when you take these to anyplace you need a Desert . Thank you for sharing. Loretta from Mo."

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sfmccormick User ID: 3211998 101858
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2008

"Just enough to frost brownies. This is like Mama used."

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