Molasses Brownies Recipe

This Molasses Brownies recipe is filled with holiday flavors.

| November/December 2011


Though the original Brer Rabbit Molasses recipe has been lost, these versions are delicious.

Lori Dunn

Brenda Grizzle, Kingsport, Tennessee, offers this version of the Brer Rabbit Molasses recipe. (See the photograph.)

Molasses Brownies  

Molasses Brownies Recipe

1 cup butter
¾ cup confectioner’s sugar
½ cup sugar
3 eggs
1 ½ cups molasses
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups flour

Heat oven to 350°F. Mix together butter and sugars. Add and mix in eggs and molasses.

Combine salt and flour; add to molasses mixture. Mix well. Pour batter into 9-by-16-inch baking pan, and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

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richard carlson
4/2/2012 1:10:40 AM

I made the Brer rabbit molasses brownies some 60 years ago from the recipe on the bottle. They were HONEY molasses brownies. Why does your recipe have no honey. I tried it and the resulting brownies are quite dark, not golden as in your picture. Was there a error in printing the recipe?

11/8/2011 7:24:32 AM

These sound delicious, and I'm going to bake them this weekend!

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