Recipe: Dulce de Leche Brownies

24 Oct

I can’t believe it is already week four of the 12 weeks of Christmas cookies.  I didn’t have a lot of time this week so I wanted to make something easy but yummy.  Who doesn’t love brownies and caramel?  This would be perfect to make when you don’t have a lot of time and you need a fabulous dessert, hostess gift or a dessert to share.  And it only requires five ingredients!

Dulce de Leche Brownies
1 box brownie mix
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
pecans, optional
Make brownies according to box directions.  Once you remove the brownies from the oven, make the frosting.  In a saucepan, combine condensed milk and butter.  Cook and stir over medium heat until bubbly.  Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes more or until slightly thickened.  Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.  Pour frosting over brownies, spreading evenly.  Sprinkle with nuts.  Cool completely before cutting.

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4 Responses to “Recipe: Dulce de Leche Brownies”

  1. Lisa October 24, 2010 at 8:03 PM #

    This is the first time I've seen a recipe for dolce de leche that is so quick and easy. I can definitely see myself making that to frost all kinds of cakes now that I know how to do it. Thanks for the tip.

  2. Sue October 24, 2010 at 10:04 PM #

    Mmmm, your brownies look so gooey and delicious!

  3. Manu October 25, 2010 at 1:32 PM #

    What a great idea! To top a brownie with dolce de leche!Perfect!

  4. Catalina October 26, 2010 at 9:53 PM #

    I love brownies and I love dulce de leche, too! However, I've never thought about it to put it together. Thank you for a great idea :)Oh, and your photo is stunning (makes me want to grab a piece right now)!

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