Cookies & Dessert Bars

Fudgey Brownies


1 1/4 cups (300 mL) all-purpose flour
1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
3/4 cup (175 mL) each butter or margarine and cocoa powder
1 cup (250 mL) each packed brown sugar and white sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract
1 cup (250 mL) chopped walnuts
Cooking spray

Blend together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Melt butter over low heat in a large saucepan. Remove from heat. Stir in cocoa. Beat in brown sugar, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients and walnuts. Spray a 9-inch square pan (23 cm) with cooking spray. Spread batter in pan. Bake in a 350ºF (180ºC) oven for 40 minutes. Do not over bake. Cook completely. Spread Fudgey Icing over top.

Fudgey Icing
2 tbsp (30 mL) butter or margarine
1/4 cup (50 mL) cocoa powder
1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract
2 cups (500 mL) sifted icing sugar
1/4 cup (50 mL) milk

Melt butter over low heat in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat. Stir in cocoa and vanilla. Stir in icing sugar and milk until smooth and of spreading consistency. Let sit for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 356
Protein 4.9 g
Carbohydrate 50.7 g
Fat 17.0 g