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Bourbon Brownies

bourbon brownies
  • (1 cup plus 5 Tbsp.) margarine or butter, divided
  • (4 squares) unsweetened chocolate, 1 oz. each
  • (4 squares) semisweet chocolate, 1 oz. each
  • (2 1/4 cups) sugar
  • (6 large) eggs
  • (2 tsp.) vanilla extract
  • (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • (1/2 cup) pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • (1/3 cup) packed light brown sugar
  • (3 Tbsp.) bourbon
  • (2 cups) confectioners' sugar

Bourbon Brownies

Sweet chocolatey brownies topped with a bourbon icing and toasted pecans.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
About 35 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Place a sheet of foil in a 13x9 in. metal baking pan and spray the foil with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place a 3 quart saucepan over low heat. Add 1 cup margarine and chocolate. Stir every so often until melted. Take off heat and whisk in sugar and eggs.

  3. 3Add vanilla, salt and flour, stir until combined. Pour into greased pan. Bake 35 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  4. 4Meanwhile, place a 2 quart saucepan over medium-low heat. Add 5 Tbsp. margarine and brown sugar, cook 5 minutes, or until bubbling. Take off heat and whisk in bourbon and confectioners' sugar.

  5. 5Spread over brownies, top with pecans. Cut into 64 brownies and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 brownie

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 200
  • Total Fat 6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 16 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium 75 mg
  • Fiber -- g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.