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Brownie Mix in a Jar III

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Butterscotch Brownie mix in a jar with tag attached with directions on how to prepare the mix. These make wonderful gifts to give any time of year and also for wedding favors, hostess gifts, baby showers or take to a cookie exchange and make sure to bake some up so people know what they taste like to. Store in a cool dry place away from a heat source so condensation and clumping does not occur. Enjoy!"
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30 m servings 131
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Mix together flour, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
  2. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart sized wide mouth canning jar. Add flour mixture last. Press each layer firmly in place.
  3. Attach this message to jar: Butterscotch Brownies 1. Empty jar of brownie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix. 2. Add: 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Mix in 2 eggs, slightly beaten and 2 teaspoons vanilla. 3. Mix until completely blended. 4. Spread batter into a sprayed 9 x 13 inch metal pan. 5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 25 minutes. Cool 15 minutes in baking pan. Cut brownies into 1 1/2 inch squares. Cool completely in pan. Makes 2 dozen brownies.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 131 calories; 0.5 31 1.1 0 64 Full nutrition

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Tried out the recipe before giving out as gifts...the family loved it!

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maybe it is obvious to others,but the recipe does not include the butterscotch. I am assuming you add butterscotch morsels. I looked at this recipe because I love butterscotch.

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Tried out the recipe before giving out as gifts...the family loved it!

Where does the name Butterscotch Brownies come from. Are there suppose to be Butterscotch chips included in the recipe?

It must have been the pan I used - an 8x8 glass, but these just would not cook through. I sort of remember hearing not to use a square glass pan for brownies. Too bad, they smelled good but th...

Makes a wonderful gift. I made several jars for my family. SMC

"Butterscotch" refers to brown sugar. Butterscotch pies, sauces and candies all contain brown sugar instead of white, so this dish is named appropriately (though I find it hard to imagine that b...

Great recipe!! Everyone loved this one, I used this as teacher gifts for the beginning of the year... Thanks so much!

Nice flavor, not overly sweet.

My mom made these a lot when we were little, I have always loved them - even more than chocolate sometimes :). The "butterscotch" name comes from the flavor that you get when the sugar carmeliz...

These are wonderful! I have enjoyed giving them as well as making them.