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Almond Joy Brownies Mix in a Jar

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (wipe jar after this layer)
  • 1 1/4 cups flaked coconut, sprinkled with 1 teaspoon almond extract and tossed to blend
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped whole almonds
  • 1 1/4 cups flour mixed with 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding next ingredient.
  2. Attach the instructions on a gift tag.

Almond Joy Brownies

Makes 2 dozen brownies.

Empty jar of brownie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.

Add:

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine (not diet), melted
4 eggs, slightly beaten

Mix until completely blended. Spread batter in a sprayed 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

Cool completely in pan, then cut into 2-inch squares.