Tri-Level Brownies

Tri-Level Brownies

Tri-Level Brownies

This Tri-Level Brownie is a triple treat!  A soft brownie layer topped with butterscotch layer topped with a creamy chocolate frosting.

Tri-Level Brownies Recipe

Tri-Level Brownies

Brownies 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

¾ cup margarine, softened

2 tsp. vanilla

3 eggs

2 ½ cups flour

2 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. salt

2 oz. (2 squares) unsweetened chocolate, melted

Frosting:   3 cups powdered sugar

½ cups margarine, softened

3 oz. (3 squares) unsweetened chocolate, melted

1 tsp. vanilla

Dash salt

1 egg

1 to 2 Tbsp. milk

Preheat oven to 350 F.  Grease and flour 13×9 inch pan.  In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, ¾ cup margarine and 2 teaspoons vanilla until light and fluffy.  Add 3 eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Add flour, baking powder and ½ teaspoon salt; blend well.  Divide batter in half.  Add 2 oz. melted chocolate to half of batter; blend well.  Spread chocolate batter in prepared pan.  Drop plain batter by tablespoonfuls over chocolate layer; spread carefully.  Bake at 350 F. for 25 to 30 minutes or  until light golden brown.  Cool completely.

In large bowl, beat 1 cup of the powdered sugar, ½ cup margarine, 3 oz. melted chocolate, 1 teaspoon vanilla and dash salt until creamy.  Add 1 egg; beat well.  Gradually add remaining 2 cups powdered sugar; blend well.  Add milk until of desired frosting consistency.  Frost cooled brownies.  Cut into bars.        36 bars.

(Recipe for Tri-Level Brownies was in Pillsbury Classic Cookbook.)


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