Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Brownie Mix in a Jar

Easy and yummy gift that can be used for everything from Christmas to housewarming to secret sister to "just because"!

Brownie Mix in a Jar
2 1/4 cups white sugar
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt

Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Layer other ingredients in a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the flour mixture. Note: Be sure to wipe out the inside of the jar with a dry paper towel after adding the cocoa powder.

Here are the instructions to attach to the jar:

*Brownie Mix in a Jar
*Empty jar of brownie mix into a large mixing bowl.
*Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.
*Add 3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted.
*Add 4 eggs, slightly beaten. Mix until completely blended.
*Spread batter into a sprayed 9x13 inch baking pan.
*Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool completely in pan. Makes 2 dozen.

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