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Blonde Brownies with Brown Sugar Frosting

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Blonde Brownies with Brown Sugar Frosting
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 36
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Rich brown sugar frosting slathered on rich vanilla bars - yum.
Updated Apr 24, 2013

Ingredients

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Toast the nuts for added richness and flavor.

Nutrition

150 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 23g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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