CAMPFIRE BROWNIES

Preparation Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 30 minutes

While Brownies from the Box are likely to turn out great, this scratch-made recipe will not only leave you proud of your baking skills but eager to do it again.

Warm scratch-made Brownies are a great post-meal treat when out camping. This walnut and chocolate chip loaded recipe will have everyone asking for seconds.

As opposed to a plain brownie, we opt to mix in nuts for the added texture and chocolate chips for the melty sweetness. Be creative with the add-ins you prefer. Not a walnut person? Try toasted coconut and almonds. Looking for a nut-free brownie, try Pretzel pieces and caramel M&Ms. Want a brownie for the holiday’s? Try crushed peppermint candies and Oreos.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Butter (1 Stick or 8 Tbsp)
  • 3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Walnuts, Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  1. Separately in small saucepan, melt butter, oil and cocoa powder over low heat. Not aiming to get it hot, simply mix together until butter is melted and cocoa is incorporated. Remove from heat
  2. In a Mixing Bowl, add White Sugar, Brown Sugar, Vanilla Extract and pour in Melted Butter mixture. Stir 1-2 Minutes until combined
  3. Add each egg to your batter one at a time, mixing until fully incorporated
  4. Add Flour 1/2 a cup at a time, mixing thoroughly to eliminate clumps
  5. Fold in Nuts and Chocolate chips until distributed evenly.
  6. Pour batter into a cold, greased Cast Iron Dutch Oven
  7. Bake at 350F Degrees for 35-40 Minutes until firm and sides have slightly separated from the edges of the Dutch Oven and crisped

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