Blonde Brownies with Brown Sugar Frosting

Blonde Brownies with Brown Sugar Frosting

Rich brown sugar frosting slathered on rich vanilla bars - yum.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

36

brownies

Brownies
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter (do not use margarine), softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
Frosting
1/3
cup butter (do not use margarine)
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons milk
2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, spread batter evenly.
  2. Bake 20 to 23 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 45 minutes.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan, melt 1/3 cup butter over low heat. Stir in 2/3 cup brown sugar; cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in milk; cook until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Remove from heat. Gradually stir in powdered sugar and vanilla, mixing well with spoon after each addition, until smooth and spreadable. If necessary, add more milk, a few drops at a time. Spread frosting over brownies. Immediately sprinkle with pecans. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 brownies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Toast the nuts for added richness and flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.