Megan wanted to try-out the new brownie pan she got for Christmas.  You will notice an unusual ingredient in this recipe for brownies, mashed potatoes! Don’t let this stop you from trying them.  They are moist and cake-like, and really easy to make.  Give them a try!


3/4 cup mashed potatoes (we used instant mashed potatoes)

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup canola oil

2 eggs, slightly beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup flour

1/3 cup cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place in a large mixing bowl, mashed potatoes….

white sugar …

brown sugar….


canola oil….

and vanilla.  Mix together well with electric mixer or by hand.

Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.

Stir together well.

Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix together.  Fold in the nuts if desired.

Pour batter into a greased 9 inch square pan

Place in the oven and bake 23-27 minutes.

3 responses

  1. Pingback: Make A Good Brownie | Young's Blog

  2. Pingback: Make A Good Brownie | Geek Alabama

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s