Butter Crème Brownies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 396
Yield: 2 dozen
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1 square semisweet chocolate
1/4 cup butter
1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Butter Crème Filling:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon heavy cream or evaporated milk

2 tablespoons butter
2 squares semisweet baking chocolate


Melt chocolate and butter together over hot water, and cool slightly. Beat egg until frothy. Stir into chocolate mixture. Add sugar. Blend well. Add flour and nuts, and stir until well blended. Pour into greased 8x8-inch pan. Bake at 350° for 13–15 minutes. Cool, and cover with Butter Crème Filling.

For Butter Crème Filling:
Cream all together, and spread over brownie layer. Put pan in refrigerator for 10 minutes. Remove, and spread with Glaze.

For Glaze:
Melt butter and chocolate together. Spread gently over filled brownie layer, being careful not to disturb filling. Chill in refrigerator until Glaze sets. Cut into small finger strips. Can be frozen.

Color adds appeal. Try adding food coloring to Butter Crème Filling for different holidays and occasions.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 396
Calories from Fat: 199

This Butter Crème Brownies recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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