Sand Art Brownies

Sand Art Brownies by Baking Makes Things Better .com

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.

Servings: 16

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