Brownies: Sandra's Coconut Brownies

posted by DBR 09-27-102 12:54 PM

local paper "The Advocate
Sandra's Coconut Brownies

1 stick butter, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tbls. cocoa
3 eggs
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
2 1/4 cups grated coconut
Frosting (recipe follows)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan and set aside.

Mix melted butter, sugar, cocoa, eggs, flour, nuts, salt and vanilla together. Stir until blended well.
Pour batter into greased 9x13-inch baking pan.

Bake for 20-25 minutes. While brownies are baking, stir condensed milk and coconut together. After 20-25 minutes, remove brownies from oven and spread coconut mixture evenly over brownies. Continue baking for an additional 20 minutes or until set. Remove from oven, cool completely then spread with frosting.

3 tbls. melted butter
3 tbls. cocoa
1 1/2 cups confectionersí sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tbls. evaporated milk

Mix all ingredients and stir until blended and smooth. Spread over cooled brownies. Cut into small squares and serve.

Makes about 28 squares.

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