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Sand Art Brownies

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  • 5/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup vanilla chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts


  1. Mix flour with salt.
  2. In a clean wide-mouth quart-size jar, layer the ingredients in the order given, starting with the flour and salt mixture and ending with the walnuts.
  3. Attach a decorative tag to the outside of the jar with the following directions:

Sand Art Brownies

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan.

Pour the contents of the jar into a large bowl and mix well.

Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2/3 cup vegetable oil and 3 eggs. Beat until just combined.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes.