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Macadamia Nut Brownies


These Macadamia Nut Brownies have to be one of my all time favorites.


A moist and chewy chocolate brownie studded with macadamia nuts, sits on a 
brown sugar oatmeal crust, topped with creamy buttercream frosting. 
I mean....what's not to love

Linked with Foodie Friday and Weekend Potluck.


Macadamia Nut Brownies

1 cup quick oats
1 1/4 cup flour, divided use
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup butter
2 sq. unsweet chocolate
2 lg eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Heat oven to 350*.


Stir together oats, 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, 1/2 cup melted butter, and salt. Press into a 8" pan and bake for 10 minutes.

Melt together 1/3 cup butter and chocolate squares. Set aside. 

Beat eggs until thick and pale. Add sugar and vanilla, stir well. Stir in chocolate mixture then remaining 3/4 cup flour and nuts. Pour over oatmeal crust and bake for another 25 minutes. 

Cool completely then frost with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting.

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

1/4 cup butter, softened
2 cup powdered sugar
1-1 1/2 tbsp cream or milk
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/8 tsp vanilla extract

Beat butter; add sugar and milk beating until creamy. Adjust milk depending on desired consistency.

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