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These yummy brownies are inspired by a certain lamp in "A Christmas Story." Be sure to have these easy Christmas cookies on hand when you watch it this holiday season!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
25 mins at 325°
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 brownies
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Milk Chocolate Stocking Brownies

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. Coat foil with cooking spray. In a small bowl stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.

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  • In a medium saucepan heat and stir butter, 1/2 cup of the milk chocolate pieces, and the unsweetened chocolate over low heat until melted and smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in sugar and vanilla until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup milk chocolate pieces. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading evenly. Bake 25 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

  • Spread brownies with Caramel Frosting. Fill a small heavy resealable plastic bag with the melted chocolate. Snip off a small corner. Pipe chocolate in diagonal lines across the brownies. Give pan a one-quarter turn. Pipe remaining chocolate in diagonal lines across brownies forming a crosshatch pattern. Chill until set. Using the edges of the foil, lift uncut brownies out of pan. Transfer to a cutting board. Cut into bars.

To Store:

Place brownies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (Milk Chocolate Stocking Brownies)

314 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 10g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 53mg; sodium 180mg; potassium 56mg; carbohydrates 45g; fiber 2g; sugar 38g; protein 3g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 280IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 13mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 42mg; iron 1mg.

Caramel Frosting

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat softened butter with a mixer on medium until smooth. Gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in caramel ice cream topping and salt. Gradually beat in remaining 2 cups powdered sugar. Beat in enough milk to make of spreading consistency.

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