Monday, February 9, 2015

Recipe Box:Brownies


Marilyn was my mom's best friend.  Over the years, through many moves, mom and Marilyn stayed close.

Mrs. Stringfellow's Brownies 

1.5 c sifted flour

2 c sugar
4 eggs
2 t. vanilla
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t salt
2/3 c butter
4 squares semi sweet chocolate

Melt the butter and chocolate together, set aside.  Beat sugar and eggs, set aside.  
Sift the flour along with salt and baking powder.  Mix all ingredients together and pour into a greased 13X9 inch pan.

Bake for 30-35 minutes at 325 degrees.

On the back of this recipe card mom had written:

"The first time I had these brownies was in the spring of 1948.  I was a senior in high school and Marilyn and I had them while on a picnic with ouf boyfriends."

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