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Sand Art Brownies

Sand Art Brownies by Baking Makes Things Better .com	Opens photo in lightbox. Hit Escape or X to exit lightbox.

Makes about 16

5/8 cup all-purpose flour (1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons)
3/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup cocoa
another 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (flour is divided to make two white layers in the jar)
2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup white sugar
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup vanilla chips
1/2 cup walnuts

Mix the 5/8 cup flour and salt together and put into the bottom of a quart jar. Layer the rest of the ingredients in the order they are given.

Attach a tag with the following directions to the jar:
1) Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 9x9 pan.
2) Pour contents of jar in a large bowl and mix well.
3) Stir in 1 tsp vanilla, 2/3 cup of oil, and 3 eggs. Beat until just combined.
4) Pour batter into pan and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Cover the top of the jar with a pretty fabric and print a fancy tag to tie around the top. They make very personal and attractive gifts.

Note: Photo courtesy of Baking Makes Things Better, a blog run by Melissa and Courtenay, two Secondary School English teachers, living in Auckland, New Zealand, who love to bake.

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Reviews of Sand Art Brownies:

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  Aimee in Florida  Dec 15, 2012
Would make this again.
I have made as Christmas presents for my kids teachers. These are so easy and delicious. I use a quart size canning jar. 5 stars

  Rebecca in WV  Dec 20, 2011
Would make this again.
I made the jars for everyone and made a batch for the family. YUM YUM! I think the finished jars are pretty and a cool gift when it is so hard to shop for people. The family also had fun making them. 5 stars

  cookie baker in Buffalo,NY  Dec 18, 2011
Would make this again.
Usually the jar would be a canning jar as shown in picture or like the bigger jars people use to can their veges ect. I have received a couple of these. 5 stars

   Dec 17, 2011
Would make this again.
How big must be the jar? would appreciate quick response very much 5 stars

   Feb 9, 2011
Would make this again.
got this as a xmas present and made yesterday. it's devine 5 stars

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