Molasses Brownies Recipe

This Molasses Brownies recipe is filled with holiday flavors.

| November/December 2011

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

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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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