February 20, 2012

Vintage Brownie Bookplate & Recipes
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 60

From my copy of The Brownies Around the World by Palmer Cox, 1893


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 60!
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Whether it's the playful sprites of folklore, the rich chocolatey confection, or the little girls dressed in brown peddling Thin Mints each spring, it's hard not to be smitten with BROWNIES!

Why, just last Thursday I had the pleasure of making the
Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies 
(with Malted Chocolate Frosting)
from the new Joy the Baker cookbook!


And here's a charming little bookplate
featuring Palmer Cox's Brownies
 for you to print and enjoy.
(click on the image for download)


It's no wonder why
these incredible brownie recipes
(of all shapes and sizes)
caught my eye this week... 

(Itty Bitty)
 Brownie Chex Mix
from Somewhere in the Middle

(Bite Size)
from Inside Bru Crew Life

from The Kitchen Cookie


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  1. I have long been smitten with brownies...often choosing them over cake for my birthday over the years. I love all of these options! ...and yes...I WAS also a brownie ;)

  2. Brownies are my all time go to dessert!!! I puffy heart love them more than any other!!! Thank you so much for including my brownie bites in your features:-) Thanks for such a great party!

  3. Jenn, thanks for hosting! You always leave the sweetest comments, so thank you for that too :) Have a great day!

  4. Hi Jenn
    Tell me - who can resist brownies?
    I loooooooooove brownies. I actually made last week with marshmallows.

    I'm sharing today my "Flower-shaped Challah"

    Thank you for hosting and that you for your lovely comment each week!


  5. Thanks for featuring my brownie chex mix - I love brownies, so those other recipes are calling my name.
    Linked up some breadsticks this week.
    Thanks for hosting a great link party!

  6. Hoppy Tuesday Friend! Thanks for hosting!! Hope all is well.

  7. I was a Brownie :) We had to sell cookies in Canada though, not thin mints. The mints sound rather nice!

    Thank you so much for hosting, and have a lovely week!

  8. Brownies...yum! Thanks for hosting, as always, Jenn. I posted a blood orange-meyer lemon curd that was not as much of a hit as I thought it would be. But I like it!

  9. Hi Jenn, thanks for hosting! Ah, brownies. Who doesn't love them and really who can resist a little Brownie selling a box of cookies?

    I'm sharing 10 Whole Food Snacks You Can Pack and Salmon Kabobs with Pine Nut Salsa and Sprouted Spelt Naan Bread.

    Happy Tuesday!

  10. Thanks for hosting Jenn!! Those brownie desserts look amazing!

  11. Thanks for hosting Jenn!! Those brownie desserts look amazing!

  12. Hi Jenn! Thanks again for hosting! I love brownies. Your double chocolate chunk brownies sound wonderful:)


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