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Fudge Brownie Mix Cookies

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NOTE: The frosting also will cover a 9x13-inch cake.

Ingredients

1 Smart Size Bag (10.25 ounces) Betty Crocker fudge brownie mix
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons water
2 eggs
1 cup of flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Optional: 1 cup medium ground nut meats (any kind will do)
FROSTING:
1/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 cup chocolate chips (I use 1/2 semi-sweet and 1/2 sweet chips)
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

In medium size mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients. Drop cookie scoops or rounded teaspoons of dough onto a cookie sheet sprayed with Pam. Makes 12 cookies per sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 8 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute and remove from cookie sheet to wax paper or cooling rack. Makes approximately 32 3-inch cookies. Leave them as is or frost with the following. For frosting, combine butter, sugar and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and add chocolate chips and vanilla. Beat until all the chocolate chips are melted and the mixture reaches a spreading consistency.

Alberta Beattie
Milan



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