Fruitcake Brownies

"Such a delicious Holiday dessert -"
photo by a user photo by a user
Ready In:
54 brownies




  • In top of double boiler over simmering - not boiling - water, melt butter and chocolate, stirring until smooth. Set aside to cool to lukewarm.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat sugar and eggs together. Add chocolate mixture; sitr until blended. Add vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into chocolate mixture.
  • In another bowl, mix walnuts, currants, dates, apricots, and figs. Add to chocolate mixture.
  • Pour batter in a greased 13x9-inch glass baking dish and bake at 350F for 35 minutes, or until a tester inserted in center comes out almost clean. Place pan on wire rack to cool.
  • ICING: Blend together cream cheese, butter and vanillla until smooth; mix in icing sugar. Spread evenly over cooled brownies in pan. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting into squares.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!


I am a 56 year old Gramma that, for the first time in my life, has purchase myself a computer, and I didn't know what i was missing!! <br> <br>I have a husband tha I adore, and 4 grandchildren that of course surpass all others - lol - I am disabled, and am an at home person, so I have a lot of time on my hands, to play with my recipes, and I am enjoying every bit of it - <br>My husband will eat anything that I cook, so I have carte blanche as far as that goes, so I have a great time trying out new recipes. <br> <br>Paula Deen has published some of my favorite cookbooks, her recipes are easy and quick to do. Her sweets are fantastics, especially her pound cakes, Yummm <br> <br>I guess the dish that I am famous for is my Christmas ham - my family all comes home for Christmas, and if i don't have my ham they are dissapointed, and my grandson wants the pistachio squares!!! so I guess that is the dishes that I'm famous for.
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes