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Sand Art Brownies


Makes 12 Quart Jars

These make neat gifts or great items for that "Bake Sale" where you want to do something different … Got a school function coming up to raise money for one of the kids programs? Do something different and provide these.

Shopping List to prepare 1 Dozen Sand-Art Gifts: 12 Quart-size Jars with lids and rings.



12 oz. Cocoa
42 oz. Chocolate Chips
42 oz. Vanilla Chips
32 oz. Chopped Walnuts
50 oz. Brown Sugar
5 lb. All-purpose Flour
5 lb. Granulated Sugar


Make sure the jar is full to the top. Cover the lid with a 7 1/2-inch circle of fabric tied with ribbon or raffia. Finish with a tag that includes liquid ingredients and baking instructions as follows:

To Prepare Your Sand-Art Brownies: In a large mixing bowl, combine the contents of the quart jar with 3 well-beaten eggs, 2/3 cup vegetable oil, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Stir well to combine all ingredients.

Pour Batter into a well-greased 9-inch by 13-inch cake pan and bake in a pre-heated 350-F degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

Cool, cut and enjoy!






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