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This recipe for CHOCOLATE TOWER-BROWNIES, by , is from The Cousins' Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Teresa Burgess
Added: Tuesday, August 11, 2009


4 bars (4 ounces) unsweetened baking chocolate broken into pieces
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped nuts

3 tablespoons butter
3 bars (3 ounces) unsweetened baking chocolate, broken into pieces
3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 350. Grease 9-x13-inch baking pan.
In large microwave-safe bowl, place chocolate and butter. Microwave at High for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Add sugar; stir until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Add flour and nuts; stir until well blended. Spread into prepared pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center come out almost clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Use in Chocolate Tower. If you want just brownies prepare frosting.
In small saucepan over very low heat melt butter; add chocolate pieces. Cook, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour into large bowl.
Add powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and salt; beat on medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. If necessary, refrigerate 10 minutes or until reaches good spreading consistency. Frost cooled brownies.




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