Maple Glazed Walnut Brownies
A touch of maple syrup gives these chewy cocoa brownies a delicious spin on flavor pairings.
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 tablespoons water
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup chopped nuts, (optional)
1 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon maple flavoring
- For Brownies: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
- Combine sugar, butter and water in large bowl. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; stir into sugar mixture. Stir in nuts. Spread into prepared baking pan.
- Bake for 18 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
- For Maple Glaze: Combine powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter and maple flavoring in medium bowl until smooth. Spread over brownies; cut into squares. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
Makes 24 brownies.
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