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From, "Traditions...A Taste of the Good Life," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.

INGREDIENTS for Brownie:

  • 4 Tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 cup dark brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 3/4 cup flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts


INGREDIENTS for Caramel Icing:

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup Half and Half or milk

  • 1-3/4 cups to 2 cups powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Pinch of salt


TO PREPARE:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix all brownie ingredients and spread in a buttered 8 x 8 pan.  Bake for 25 minutes.  Cool in pan and spread with caramel icing.  Cut into squares.  To make icing, melt butter and cook until brown.  Add brown sugar and continue cooking, stirring until sugar is completely melted.  Pour in Half and Half (or milk) and stir.  Cool.  Add powdered sugar, vanilla and salt.  Beat until thick enough to spread.

YIELDS:  
12 brownies

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