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Football Brownies Recipe

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This recipe for Football Brownies, by , is from Dylan's Homestyle Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dylan Coyle
Added: Tuesday, May 15, 2007


1 package e brownie mix (with chocolate syrup pouch)
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
Football-shaped cookie cutter, 3 1/2x2 inches
1 tub chocolate ready-to-spread frosting
1 cup white baking chips
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon butter or margarine

1. Heat oven to 350F. Line rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with aluminum foil, letting foil hang 2 inches over short ends of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray.
2. Stir brownie mix, chocolate syrup, water, oil and eggs in medium bowl until well blended. Spread in pan. Bake 28 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
3. Remove brownies from pan, using foil to lift. Cut brownies into football shapes, using cookie cutter. Frost footballs with frosting.
4. Place baking chips, milk and butter in small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on Medium-High (70%) 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 10 seconds longer or until chips are melted. Drizzle melted chips over frosting to look like football laces.




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