Play with your food - make our Domino Brownies!

April 17, 2012

 

Delectable Domino Brownies

 

This recipe makes 48 1’ x 2” brownies/Dominoes.  This recipe can be halved for an 8 x 8 pan, just take 5 minutes off the baking time.

Ingredients

 

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine very soft or melted

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 cup of chocolate chips, any flavor, nuts, cranberries, etc. (optional)

Directions

1. Grease and flour a 13’ x 9’ inch baking pan.  Turn oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. Put all the dry ingredients except chocolate chips in a bowl. Add the liquids and mix for 2 minutes (just until mixed well). Add chocolate chips and pour into baking pan.

3. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Toothpick should come out clean (unless it hits a chocolate chip). Do not over bake.

4. To Make Dominoes, cut into 48 1’ x 2’ pieces (4 across the 9” side and 12 across the 13” side). You only need 28 pieces for a set of Dominoes, so if a piece isn’t cut right, no worries, you have back-ups. A tube of white decorator icing can be used for the dots on top of the brownies.

 

Go to this website for the decorating pattern and directions on playing Dominoes. We also like this site because it has math games with Dominoes. 

 

See more games and information about Dominoes at these sites:

 

http://www.domino-games.com/domino-rules/  - See many variations of the game here.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominoes - Learn the history of Dominoes and other interesting facts.

 

Did you know that dominoes are a popular game with celebrities?  Hollywood stars such as Rumer Willis, Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher, Kate Hudson, Salma Hayek, Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend, Penélope Cruz, Debbie Matenopoulos, James Van Der Beek, Kate Beckinsale, and many more all play Dominoes. See more here.... http://www.dominoesstars.com/domino-game-12/

 

 

Michelle Spelman is Editor and Inventor Relations Liaison for Chicago Toy & Game Group. She is a game inventor, and co-founder of Flying Pig Games LLC, creators of award-winning Jukem Football card game. She is also founder of Cincinnati Game & Toy Industry Professionals group, and is the Cincinnati Children’s Toy Examiner. An independent marketing consultant providing contract services, executive coaching and strategic direction, she’s in her sweet spot when she is working with companies focused on women and family-oriented products and services.

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