Mealworm Brownies

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Mealworm Brownies

  • Servings: makes 16 2-inch squares
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Adapted from the UC Davis Department of Entomology which offers this dessert every year on “Picnic Day.” The BigLittleMeals kitchen has yet to test this recipe; let us know how it turns out for you.

  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 C white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 C toasted mealworms

Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Grease and flour an 8-inch square pan.

In a large saucepan, melt butter. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla.

In another bowl, mix cocoa, flour, salt and baking powder. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Fold in mealworms. Spread batter into prepared pan.

Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Do not overcook.

Recipe brought to you by BigLittleMeals.com and Andy and Ann.

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