Bar Mitzvah Brownies

Oxmoor House
about 2 dozen


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 3/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
4 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup bourbon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup chopped black walnuts or pecans


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add melted chocolate, and beat until blended.

Combine flour and baking powder; add to chocolate mixture alternately with bourbon, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla and desired nuts. Pour batter into a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan.

Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool brownies completely. Spread with Chocolate-Bourbon Frosting. Cut into squares.

Created date

February 2010