Brownies in a Jar

  • Yield: 9 servings


2/3teaspoon salt
1/2 plus 1/8cup flour
1/3cup cocoa
1/2cup flour
2/3cup packed brown sugar
2/3cup sugar
1/2cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2cup pecans (optional)


  1. Layer the following in a clean quart jar: the salt, 1/2 plus 1/8 cup flour, cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, sugar, chocolate chips and pecans.  Seal the jar with a lid.
  2. Decorate the jar with fabric and/or ribbon.  Attach a tag to the jar with the instructions:  Combine the contents of this jar with 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2/3 cup vegetable oil and 3 eggs.  Pour the batter into a greased pan.  Bake at 350F for 32 to 37 minutes.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Telephone Pioneers of America’s Calling All Kids (Telephone Pioneer of America, Alabama Chapter #34, Birmingham, Al., 2002).