Moist Brownies

  • Yield: 2 dozens

"I take these to most family gatherings and picnics. My grandchildren really go for them."


2 1/2cups all-purpose flour
2cups sugar
1/2cup sour cream
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
2sticks margarine
5tablespoons cocoa powder
1cup water
1pound powdered sugar
1/2cup walnuts, well chopped
1stick margarine
1teaspoon vanilla
3tablespoons cocoa powder
6tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, sour cream, salt, baking soda, and eggs.
  3. Bring margarine, cocoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Stir this into flour mixture until smooth.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured 10 x 11-inch jelly roll pan.
  5. Bake 20 to 22 minutes.
  6. Frosting: Bring margarine, cocoa, and milk to a boil in a medium-size saucepan. Remove from heat, add sugar, vanilla, and nuts, and stir until smooth. Frost evenly over cooled brownies.

–Maxine McCarthy, Naper, Neb.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 11
  • Calories 320
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 270mg
  • Potassium 70mg
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 36g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 2g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 6%