Fudge Brownies


Fudge Brownies

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Chocolate and nut brownies on wire cooling rack with chocolate frosting

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 24
    For the brownies:
    2 ¼ c. Hy-Vee flour
    ¾ tsp. Hy-Vee baking soda
    ¾ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    3 ¼ c. Hy-Vee sugar
    ¾ c. Hy-Vee butter
    3 tbsp. water
    6 oz. unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
    3 Hy-Vee large eggs
    2 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla
    2 c. Hy-Vee walnuts
    For the frosting:
    3 ½ c. Hy-Vee powdered sugar, divided
    ⅔ c. Hy-Vee baking cocoa
    ½ c. Hy-Vee butter, softened
    6 tbsp. Hy-Vee skim milk, divided
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla
    Hy-Vee salt


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Liberally spray a 13-by-9-inch glass baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
    2. To make brownies, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
    3. Combine sugar, butter and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add chocolate and stir until melted. Allow to cool briefly.
    4. Stir in eggs, one at a time; beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture and walnuts; stir well. Spread batter in prepared baking pan.
    5. Bake 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out with a few crumbs attached. Cool completely in pan on wire rack before frosting.
    6. To make frosting, beat 1 cup powdered sugar, cocoa, butter, 2 tablespoons milk, vanilla and salt with electric mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in remaining powdered sugar and milk until smooth. Spread over cooled brownies.

    Nutrition facts


    420 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 21g
    • Cholesterol: 50mg
    • Sodium: 190mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 59g
    • Protein: 5g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 6%
    Vitamin C 0%
    Iron 15%
    Calcium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Comfort Foods Cookbook.