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Monday, August 3, 2009


TUESDAY, 8/4/09
I had NO idea whatsoever that such a thing existed...

My sweetest in the world Mother*in*Law had the best brownie recipe I have ever tried. I don't make them ofter since DUNCAN HINES and I are pretty much married...
but, when I DO take the time to make homemade, I ALWAYS use her recipe...

2 cups sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup melted oleo
4 eggs
2 teaspoons Vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon Salt
1 to 2 cups chopped pecans
Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 -35 minutes
using an 11x16 cake pan.

1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup oleo
1/2 cup milk
2 Tablespoons White Karo Syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
Cook to soft ball , cool and add 1/2 to 1 box powdered sugar until thick enough to spread on the cooled brownies.
WHEW...just typing this recipe makes me so hungry for one with an ice cold glass of milk.!!

You may remember this BROWNIE from last month...
I haven't made any lately because MR. SWEET and I will eat every single one
until they are completely gone and neither of us really need the sweets that much.

Let's just look at it and drool all over the place !!
there's whipped cream, cherry, grapes,
and PECANS all through that Brownie.....
**heavy sigh........



Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

I am so glad you shared that with us Bj! I LOVE brownies especially with FROSTING! Thanks for the wonderful recipe dear! Happy Brownie Month to you to!


arkie said...

I love a great brownie recipe! Does anyone have one without calories, or sugar, or fat, or carbs?

Brenda Eason said...

I just made Brownies with peanut butter filling. Had no idea this was brownie month.
nice blog

Theresa said...

I do love brownies and only make them for a function. We tend to keep the lid open on the brownie container, they are so good. I always use the mix, tried one recently that was double-chunk, yummy. Have a sweet day!

Diane said...

Just droppin in to say hello and I'm back! Yippeeeee! Wow, could I devour some of those yummy lookin brownies about now! Isn't that wonderful? I actually WANT to eat something!!!!! Have a great day and Happy Brownie Month!!!!

Many hugs..........


Anonymous said...

oh sweets! And a family recipe that's really really yummy? You're the best! I am gonna save me this recipe for future :-)YOu see, I don't bake (now that's a bummer) but I do save some baking recipes I would love to try someday. Yup, I haven't lost hope just yet LOL


Stacey said...

Brownies are my very favorite. There's nothing better!

Shelia said...

Morning, Dear BJness! Oh, my favorite food - brownies! These look so good. I'm going to keep this recipe for myself! :)
Thanks for popping in to see me. I felt like going over and knocking the cap off Robert Duvall's head, but Mr. Precious wouldn't let me! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Tara said...

Looks like a whole lot of ooey gooey yumminess! I could eat chocolate every day of the week!

Salmagundi said...

My absolute favorite!! I know I have to be careful when I make brownies as we could eat the whole pan at once! I just noticed that red glass with the lemon floating in it. Love it, and I've been looking for something similar. I kick myself for not buying some I saw like it in Paris. Sally

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

If I ate all the food I saw in blogland I would weigh 200 lbs!!!

YUMMY!!! virtual brownies are so much better for the waistline and yours looks amazing!!! I think I will take two;)!!!


Ivon said...

great post. I am hungry too. Thanks for sharing.

squawmama said...

OMG BJ, Is the picture of the brownies from you MIL's recipe... They look so fudgy and YUMMY I am watering at the mouth... I have to have one... YUMO!!!

Thanks loved this little post and I didn't know about the brownie month either...


Miranda said...

Oh Man, that's just mouth watering ;)

Barb said...

Hi BJ....oh my gosh, I love, love brownies....YUMMO!

Thanks so much for displaying my Rooster button....I am posting details later today. Be sure you come over and sign up! I am so excited, I don't know what to do with myself. hehe

Hugs, Barb

Justine said...

Oh waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Bite me BJ! Since I can't bite the brownies, you bite ME!

Justine :o )

Southern Lady said...

BJ, your mother-in-law's brownie recipe sounds delicious and looks like it would be easy to make. I'm going to print it and hope to make them this weekend when Avery comes to visit. She loves cooking with me.

Thank you so much for sharing your sweet mother-in-law's recipe.

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Ohhhh! Brownies are a favorite of mine! I love them chewy and gooey. The are extra special with warm, with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge sauce on them...Ok, now I am drooling :-)

shortmama said...

Stopping by from SITS! Oh my brownies are one of my favorite treats! Love your blog! Cant wait to get my own food blog up and going!

Leslie said...

Stopping by from SITS to say hello! Love the brownie recipe. I'm not much of a baker, but my husband loves to fiddle around in the kitchen. This one might be a good one for him to try (and for me to enjoy!)

Ashley said...

I'll take any excuse for brownies!!!

Just stopping by from SITS!

Hootin' Anni said...

Does the word drool come to mind? Yes, I know you typed it in your blog post...but hey...that is a definite drool all over my face kinda blog!! Wowzers.

Anonymous said...

I love your blog! I will have to have my teenage girls try the recipe. They love making brownies and they love trying new recipes.

Ralph said...

No one is too old to enjoy a brownie with a glass of milk! This is a treat for 'kids' of all ages!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

A single cherry—
enough to sweeten a day
or even a life.

My Ruby Tuesday

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