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Frosted Fudge Brownies


Recipe Description
It's a delicious and frugal recipe for fudge brownies. You can substitute margarine in if you don't have butter and the nuts are optional, for those with allergies. You can also omit the frosting part if you just want good brownies.​
Preparation Steps:
Sift the flour
Separate the four eggs into yolks and whites
Measure flour and sugar
Chop pecans​
Level of Difficulty:
Easy​
Time Needed:
15 minutes (20-25 more for baking)​
Ingredients:
Fudge Brownies

2 cups sugar
8 oz. butter (2 sticks)
4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
4 oz. (4 squares) unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup sifted flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans
4 egg whites, beaten until stiff peaks form

Brownie Frosting

1 stick butter (4 oz.)
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 box confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 tablespoons milk
Chopped pecans, optional​
Serves:
Depends on what you term a "serving size" with brownies​
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Put sugar in mixing bowl. Melt chocolate and butter together over low heat, stir until well blended and smooth.

Add sugar; mix well. Add beaten egg yolks; mix well. Add flour and vanilla; mix well. Stir in chopped pecans. Fold in beaten egg whites.

Spread in a 10x15x1-inch greased and floured jelly roll pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes. When cool, spread on chocolate brownie frosting.


Chocolate Brownie Frosting

Melt butter and chocolate over low heat; stir until smooth then add confectioners' sugar. Heat milk until hot; add to chocolate mixture. Add vanilla; beat until smooth. Spread over brownies and sprinkle with chopped pecans, if desired.​
 

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Btw we made these last night sans the frosting and OMG...

they're so much better than the ones you get in the store. They remind me of the two-bite brownies but with a softer consistency.
 
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