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“Such a delicious Holiday dessert -”
54 brownies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In top of double boiler over simmering - not boiling - water, melt butter and chocolate, stirring until smooth. Set aside to cool to lukewarm.
  2. In large mixing bowl, beat sugar and eggs together. Add chocolate mixture; sitr until blended. Add vanilla.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into chocolate mixture.
  4. In another bowl, mix walnuts, currants, dates, apricots, and figs. Add to chocolate mixture.
  5. Pour batter in a greased 13x9-inch glass baking dish and bake at 350F for 35 minutes, or until a tester inserted in center comes out almost clean. Place pan on wire rack to cool.
  6. ICING: Blend together cream cheese, butter and vanillla until smooth; mix in icing sugar. Spread evenly over cooled brownies in pan. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting into squares.

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