Brownie Mix in a Jar

Brownie Mix in a Jar

Homemade gifts in a jar are great stocking stuffers or hostess gifts. This Brownie Mix in a Jar makes delicious homemade brownies...all you have to add is butter and eggs. Make a gift in a jar for all the people on your list this year!


  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Pour sugar into a clean and dry one quart jar. Press down firmly.
  2. Add cocoa powder and press down firmly.
  3. Pour in chopped pecans, making sure they are evenly layered.
  4. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Mix until combined.  Pour into jar and seal.

Attach to Jar:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Empty mix into large bowl. Stir to blend thoroughly.
  3. Add 3/4 cup butter or margarine and 4 beaten eggs. Mix until completely blended.
  4. Spread batter onto lightly greased 9x13 pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until done.
  5. Cool in pan and cut into 2 inch squares. Makes 2 dozen brownies.

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