School Cafeteria Brownies

Mikekey *


Like the brownies they used to serve in my school cafeteria 60 years ago.


★★★★★ 4 votes

20 Min
25 Min



  • 1 c
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 4 large
  • 4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts

  • 1/4 c
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • dash(es)

How to Make School Cafeteria Brownies


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly coat a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Brownies: Mix all ingredients well, and pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Check brownies after 20 minutes.
  4. Cool brownies in pan.
  5. Icing: Mix all ingredients together until smooth. Add more milk, a little at a time, if icing is too thick. Ice brownies before cutting.

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About School Cafeteria Brownies

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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