You know when you have found an amazing
bar when you are stuffed and you can't possibly
take another bite and you try a bite anyway.
Then you find yourself eating a whole bar!
That's the story with these luscious
Browned Butter Brownies. My friend
Rachel had them for her son's missionary farewell
and I had already been to a dinner when I stopped
by. I tried one bite and couldn't stop. These are
Simply browning butter does something wonderful to
the flavor of butter that makes it so rich and
The browned butter icing is underscored with
a moist brown sugar brownie.
This is one of those wonderful recipes
that you have all of the ingredients for in
your pantry. It comes together so easily
and yet everyone will be asking for the
Brown the butter gently, just until it turns
a golden color. Take it off the heat immediately
so that the butter solids don't burn.
Browned Butter Brownies
Preheat oven to 350.
1 C. butter
2 C. brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 C. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
Cream the butter and brown sugar and
then add the eggs and vanilla. Mix the dry
ingredients in a small bowl and then beat into
the butter mixture.
Butter the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan and bake
at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Remove and let cool.
Browned Butter Frosting
1/2 C. butter
4 C. powdered sugar
2-4 T. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
In frying pan melt the butter and brown on medium
heat just until golden. Remove from heat and let cool
until lukewarm. Place butter in mixing bowl and add
the powdered sugar, vanilla and 2 T. milk. Add more
if necessary. As the melted butter mixes with the cold
milk your frosting might be too thick, so be sure to add
enough milk to make a fluffy frosting.
Frost cooled brownies and garnish with chopped nuts
WARNING: THESE CAN BE VERY
If you need to take something wonderful to
a holiday party, put these on your list.
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