Mamaw’s Brownies

August 25, 2019Southern Girl

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Serves: 15 people

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Mamaw's Brownies

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 2 hours 40 minutes

Ingredients

Brownie Batter

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup Crisco, (solid)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Pet milk, (do not throw out the rest of the can)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 cup nuts, (optional)

Icing

  • 1 pound confectioners sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 3/4 stick margarine, (melted)
  • Pet milk, (use what's left from the batter)

Method

Brownie Batter

  • 1)

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • 2)

    Cream sugar, cocoa, crisco and salt.

  • 3)

    Add remaining brownie batter ingredients and mix well.

  • 4)

    Bake in greased and floured 13″ x 9″ pan for 25 minutes.

Icing Instructions

  • 1)

    Mix confectioners sugar, salt, cocoa powder, margarine.

  • 2)

    Add enough pet milk to make icing spreading consistency.

  • 3)

    Once brownies are done, remove from the oven.

  • 4)

    Let brownies cool slightly and then spread icing on warm brownies.

  • 5)

    Let set until icing hardens, about 2 hours.

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