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Brownies II Recipe

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Added: Friday, October 31, 2008


4 sq. unsweetened chocolate
1 stick + 2 Tbs. margarine
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 1/3 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. chopped walnuts

Frosting for Brownies

2 sq unsweetened chocolate
3 Tbs. margarine
1 lb powdered sugar

Melt margarine and chocolate. Mix together sugar and eggs and add melted chocolate mixture. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt and add to chocolate mixture., Add walnuts. Pour into well greased 13x9" pan. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Do not overbake, better to take them out to early . Pour 1/2 c. small marshmallows over the top of hot brownies so they will soften while making the frosting.


Melt the unsweetened chocolate and margarine over low heat. Add warm mixture to powdered sugar. Add enough half & half or milk to make frosting spread easily, and spread over brownies.




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