Brownie icebox cookies, made with brownie mix

Brownie ice box cookies A retro 1960s recipe

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This old-fashioned chocolatey cookie recipe couldn’t be easier! It’s made with a base of brownie mix, which you chill to make your own slice-and-bake cookies.

A retro ’60s recipe: Brownie icebox cookies (1962)

Spring fancies! Brownie icebox cokies make ’em and bake ’em with Betty Crocker Brownie Mix and Reynolds Wrap!

Now Betty Crocker Brownie Ice Box Cookies… Mix a roll at your leisure and store it in your freezer or refrigerator wrapped in Reynolds Wrap. It will keep for weeks!

Whenever you want fresh-baked cookies, take out the roll and slice ’em off. In just 5 minutes’ baking time they’re ready… made delicious with Betty Crocker’s Fudge Brownie Mix, America’s favorite… made easy with Reynolds Wrap.

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Brownie ice box cookies retro recipe (1962)

Brownie ice box cookies A retro 1960s recipe

Brownie icebox cookies

Yield: 48
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This old-fashioned chocolatey cookie recipe couldn't be easier! It's made with a base of brownie mix, which you chill to make your own slice-and-bake cookies.


  • 1 package Betty Crocker Fudge Brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts


  1. Add 1 egg and 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts to one package of Betty Crocker Fudge Brownie Mix.
  2. Mix thoroughly with hands, adding about 1 teaspoon water, if necessary.
  3. Shape into a roll 9" long and 2" wide on a piece of Reynolds Wrap (aluminum foil). Roll and wrap.
  4. Chill until stiff (several hours or overnight).
  5. When ready to bake, heat oven to 375 F.
  6. Unwrap roll.
  7. Slice cookies about 1/8" thick with thin, sharp knife.
  8. Bake about 5 min on baking sheet.
  9. Cool slightly before removing from pan. Wrap in sheet of foil.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 65Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 40mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 1g

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  1. How much did a box of Betty Crocker Brownie Mix weigh in 1962? I would like to make these cookies, but they only sell a Family Size box in my local grocery store now, and I’m sure the older version was much smaller. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

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