Donna's Recipes: Grandmother Millie's Brownies

WISC-TV reporter Marc Lovicott shared this recipe from his grandmother, Millie Herring. She layers the dry ingredients in a quart jar and gives it away for presents to her family and friends. What a treat to have all the homemade brownies just by adding butter and eggs!

Brownie Mix:

1-1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2-1/4 cups sugar 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1 cup chopped walnuts

Additional ingredients:

3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 4 eggs

In a quart jar, layer the dry ingredients of the brownie mix. Cover jar and set aside.

When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9 x 13 inch baking pan or two 8 x 8 inch baking pans.

In a large bowl, cream butter and eggs. When smooth, add brownie mix and stir until mixture is well blended. Spread in baking pan. Bake for 20-30 minutes. Do not over bake.

Serves 36

Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories 115 Fat, gm. 5 Protein, gm. 1.5 Carbs, gm. 16 Cholesterol, mg. 30 Fiber, gm. 0.6

Donna L. Weihofen, R.D., M.S. Nutritionist, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics

Local And Regional News

Photo Galleries

E-News Registration