Elsye's Brownies

Elsye's Brownies


"I got this recipe from my mom, Elsye....they are great, easy, frosted brownies! These are really good with mint flavoring or mint chocolate chips added."


servings 334 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 334 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 100 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet with 1 inch sides.
  2. Mix together 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter or margarine, eggs, chocolate syrup, and flour. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in the pan.
  4. Combine 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, milk, and 1 1/4 cups sugar in a saucepan. Stir and boil for 3 minutes. Add 1 Cup chocolate chips, and stir over low heat until melted. Frost cooled brownies immediately so frosting does not cool and harden. Cut into bars.
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  1. 30 Ratings


To keep the frosting from being granular, be sure and frost the brownies when they're still warm! My father in law and friend's husband started counting how many they saw each other eat...funny!

My friend makes this recipe, but she adds mini marshmallows to the top when the brownie part is done cooking, then returns it to the oven to melt the marshmallows, cools, then frosts. I used a s...

It was more like cake than a brownie. It was not chocolately enough and the sugar did not dissolve well in the icing, even though I left the icing on the heat longer than I would have otherwise.

i have the same recipe, it was handed down to me from my grandmother about 37 years ago. the only differnce is that she added 1/4 cup of mini marshmellows, let them melt and then pour over the ...

to die for!! love them! :) I took these to a pot luck and I hardly got a chance to eat, everyone was coming up to me for the recipe!!

These were pretty good, although the icing came out a little granular once it cooled. A great way to get rid of old chocolate sauce in the fridge. I took them over to a bunch of my guy friends...

Hmm...ok. I'm the "baker" of the family and am always cooking one thing or another. I like to use homemade recipies because those have no hydrogenated oil. Even though I'm a teenager, I've made ...

Love these brownies. The frosting seems to turn grainy or sugary. I did exactly as the recipes called for and frosted the brownies while they were still warm but it still turned grainy. My aunt'...

I did not caref or these brownies. the bottom was runny the top was burnt and the chocolate on top goes all runny!