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Big Batch Fudgy Brownies

Big Batch Fudgy Brownies

A fudgy brownie recipe with chocolate frosting perfect for when you need brownies for a crowd.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

4 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup sour cream

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt


1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

3 to 5 tablespoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter and chocolate in 3-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sugar. Add sour cream, eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour and salt just until moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Spread batter into greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until brownie begins to pull away from sides of pan. (Do not overbake.) Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until smooth. Stir in powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread over cooled brownies. Cut into bars.

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Nutrition (1 brownie)

140 Calories
8 Fat (g)
25 Cholesterol (mg)
70 Sodium (mg)
19 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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