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Whiskey Bacon Brownies


Description

Makes about 25 brownies


Ingredients

For the Brownies

  • 1 c. melted butter
  • 1/2 c. cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 T. vanilla extract
  • 2 c. flour
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 oz. whiskey

For the topping

  • 12 oz. evaporated milk
  • 1 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 4 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 c. chopped walnuts
  • 1 oz. whiskey

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add the melted butter and cocoa powder to a mixer bowl and beat until the lumps are gone.
  3. Add in the eggs an vanilla and beat until smooth.
  4. Next add in the sugar and mix, then add in the flour and mix just until it’s combined.
  5. Take the bowl off of the mixer and stir in the whiskey and crumbled bacon.
  6. Pour into a 9 x 13″ baking pan sprayed with cooking spray and bake for 20 minutes.
  7. While the brownies are baking you can make the topping.
  8. To a medium saucepan add the evaporated milk, brown sugar and egg yolks, Whisk and bring to a simmer for 10 minutes until thickened.
  9. Take off the heat and stir in the whiskey, bacon and walnuts and then set aside to cool.
  10. After the brownies have cooled completely, spread the topping over the top and cut into squares to serve.