Monday, August 11, 2008

Mom's Butterscotch Brownies

I got this recipe from my mom's recipe collection notebook.


  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup dessicated coconut or oatmeal

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease one 9x13 rectangular pan.
  2. Melt margarine in microwave for about 40 seconds. Cool slightly.
  3. Add in brown sugar and mix with a wooden spoon.
  4. Add in eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
  5. Add vanilla. Mix.
  6. Sift flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda together in a separate medium sized. Add in dessicated coconut or oatmeal with dry ingredients and mix well.
  7. Mix dry ingredients with the butter-egg mixture and mix until everything has moistened.
  8. Pour into greased pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted at the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  9. Cool slightly and cut into squares.
(picture coming soon...)