National “Have a Brownie Day” – February 10

National “Have a Brownie Day”

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Facts on Brownies

  • Brownies are actually a cross between a cookie and a cake in texture and are either cakey or fudgy.
  • The main ingredients of a brownie are flour, butter, eggs, chocolate, cocoa or cocoa powder, and sugar.
  • Brownies may include nuts, frosting, chocolate chips, or other ingredients inside or on the top.
  • Brownies are eaten by hand and often with milk or coffee. They can be served warm or with ice cream on top.
  • The earliest published recipes for a brownie like those of today appeared in the Service Club Cook Book (1904, Chicago, IL),