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Frosted Cake Brownies

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"Mary Fox from Forest City, Iowa dresses up a boxed mix to create these moist brownies with from-scratch taste. 'This recipe is good, it has to be shared,' she says. 'It uses abut half of a can of prepared frosting. Save the rest, because you'll make them again.'"
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Ingredients

45 m servings
Original recipe yields 30 servings

Directions

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  1. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Fold in sour cream, chocolate chips and walnuts into batter. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Frost. Cut into bars.

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Most helpful positive review

I have an overabundance of Bailey's, so I used it for the water called for in the mix, then frosted them with "Rich Chocolate Frosting," scaled down to 6 servings, and used Bailey's again for t...

Most helpful critical review

These brownies were definitely tasty, but it's hard to find a bad brownie! Canned frosting isn't quite as yummy as I remember it being when I was a kid, so if I make these again I'll try to make...

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I have an overabundance of Bailey's, so I used it for the water called for in the mix, then frosted them with "Rich Chocolate Frosting," scaled down to 6 servings, and used Bailey's again for t...

I am not sure the title of this fits the end product. These are not "cakey" brownies at all. They are moist and chewy and fudgy. I followed the recipe, but used the brownie frosting recipe fr...

I hate making stuff from boxes, but a last minute potluck forced me to make some boxed brownies, so I used this recipe to dress them up. They were awesome! The amount of choc. chips was perfect...

These are the best brownies that I have ever had!!! I was so happy to find a recipe that built on a package mix and made them even better. I baked mine in a jelly roll pan for 25 minutes, fros...

Oh the heavens thank you! These were fabulous!! I didn't have any chocolate frostiong so I took about 3/4 cup of the choc. chips and melted them on top about the last two min -let cool- and oh m...

WOW! What a great and super easy way to take boxed brownies to the next level. These were a huge hit and were really delicious. My plain boxed brownie days are over!!

I CAN'T BELIEVE how much the additions in this recipe improve a plain-old brownie mix. Wonderful result with little effort. Thanks for the great, easy recipe.

Fabulous i tell yah. so so so good!!

Can I just GUSH for a moment?!!! I found this recipe early summer and have made it several times. This can NOT be messed up....how great is THAT and let me say these 2 words.....MOIST and MOIS...