Double Chocolate Valentine’s Brownies


  • 1 1/4 cup unsifted flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold margarine or butter
  • 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 8 oz. milk chocolate bar, broken into chunks
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • Sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 13 x 9 inch baking pan with foil; set aside
  • In bowl, combine 1 cup flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press on bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes
  • In another bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk, cocoa, egg, remaining 1/4 cup flour, vanilla and baking powder. Mix in chocolate pieces and nuts. Spread over prepared crust
  • Bake 20 minutes or until set. Cool. Use foil to lift out of pan. For hearts, cut with heart-shaped cookie cutter or, with knife, cut around waxed paper heart shape. Or cut into bars.
  • Decorate with icing or gels if desired. Store covered.