Gourmet Brownies in a Jar

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  • 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Place sugar in bottom of a 1-quart jar.
  3. Layer the remaining ingredients on top of sugar in this order: cocoa, flour mixture, pecans and chocolate chips.
  4. Attach a gift tag with the following recipe to the jar.

Gourmet Brownies

Pour contents of jar into a large mixing bowl and blend well. Add 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 3 eggs, slightly beaten. Mix until well blended. Spread batter in a well-greased 13 x 9-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean. When cool, cut into 2-inch squares.

Makes 2 dozen delicious brownies.