Tuesday, December 08, 2009

National Brownie Day

Did you know there is a National Brownie Day? Well, there is and today is it. Grab yourself a brownie and feel no guilt. I love an excuse to have chocolate and I wholeheartledly embrace this celebration!

Embrace it with me and leave a comment with contact information here for a chance to win a $30 gift set from Cheryl&Co.. That's right - thirty dollars to spend on thick, rich brownies or decadently iced cookies or any number of delectable treats offered up by Cheryl&Co. If you need more convincing, visit the website and if you don't rush right back to comment, then there's no help for you.

In the meantime, this recipe is a favorite at our house - rich and gooey brownies the kids can never get enough of.

Decadent Brownies
Makes one 9x13 pan
Printable Recipe

2 sticks unsalted butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 large eggs - slightly beaten
3/4 cup dark cocoa powder
1 cup flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put butter into 9x13 pan and place in oven until butter is melted.
Pour butter into a large bowl and add sugar. Stir until well blended. Add vanilla and eggs and stir well. Add cocoa powder and blend until smooth.
Sift in flour and stir gently until combined.
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until set but not stiff - don't overbake!

**Contest ends 12/15/2009 at 11:59 PM


Megan said...

I didn't know it was brownie day. Crap, I would have made brownies. This looks like and tasty recipe! Maybe I'll win some! :)

LHJ said...

My b'day & National Brownie Day...how sweet it is.

Cakes said...

I think people should get off work for this one.

Anonymous said...

Lord above! Who needs an excuse for chocolate. These brownies were awesome, and got raves from my brother. This is a must try recipe.

Lehigh Valley Transplant said...

You have inspired me to bake. :)

Jenna H. said...

Thanks for the heads-up about Brownie Day - don't want to let that one go by w/o celebration! And, wow, the Cheryl&Co. website made me drool on my keyboard. Thanks for the giveaway.
jmhamlin826 AT yahoo DOT com

Ben said...

Happy brownie day! Hehe. I wanna win some brownies arimou0[at]gmail[dot]com :)

Brittany Walker said...

TGIBrownie Day!
I wish I had some brownies to celebrate!


Christy said...

Brownie Day? Who knew! I must make some brownies today...I adore them!

And that website....amazing...I want to win some :)

crittyjoy {at} gmail {dot} com

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Anonymous said...

Ooohh!!How did I miss this before?? Brownies have my family & I written all over it!! Count us in!

catnways at gmail dot com