Monday, September 14, 2009

Brownie Mix in a Jar

Give this excellent mix as a Christmas gift.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
2-1/4 cups sugar
2/3 cups unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup chopped pecans or any nuts
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1-1/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
METHOD:Pour sugar into a clean one quart jar with screw-top lid. Press down firmly. Add cocoa powder and press down firmly. Pour in chopped pecans, making sure pecans are evenly layered in the jar, then pour in chocolate chips. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Pour into jar and seal.
Attach the following directions to the jar: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Empty mix into large bowl. Use your hands to mix thoroughly. Add 3/4 cup softened butter or margarine and 4 slightly beaten eggs. Mix until completely blended with spoon. Spread batter into a greased 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan. 24 brownies


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