Amaretto Brownies

Enjoy these bars made using amaretto and brownie mix and topped with almond – perfect for a dessert.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Brownies

1
(19.5-oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup oil
1/4
cup amaretto
2
eggs
1
cup slivered almonds, chopped

Frosting

2 3/4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon salt
5
to 6 teaspoons amaretto
24
candy-coated almonds
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine brownie mix, oil, 1/4 cup amaretto and eggs; beat 50 strokes with spoon. Stir in almonds. Spread in sprayed pan. Bake at 350°F. for 28 to 30 minutes. Place pan on wire rack; cool 45 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter, lemon juice, salt and 5 teaspoons amaretto; beat until fluffy, adding remaining amaretto if necessary for desired spreading consistency. Spread frosting over cooled brownies. Cut into squares; top each with almond.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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