Maple-Frosted Brownies

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“I love maple and chocolate.”
1hr 29mins
9 large brownies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (19 1/2 ounce) package brownie mix
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 14 cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons maple extract
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, preferably lightly toasted
  • Maple Frosting
  • 1 12 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons maple extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; place oven rack in the lower third of the oven.
  2. Spray the bottom only of an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl, combine the brownie mix, oil, water, eggs, and maple extract with a wooden spoon until just blended and all dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Stir in the chopped walnuts.
  5. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  6. Bake 40-44 minutes or until pick comes out clean or almost clean (do not overbake).
  7. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  8. Frosting: in a bowl, beat powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter, and maple flavoring until smooth.
  9. Spread frosting over cooled brownies; cut into square; store in refrigerator.

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