Which is your favorite…The chocolate brownie or the blondie brownie?

Where did the brownie originate?

There was a request for a dessert for a group of ladies that would be attending a fair in the late 1800s.  They wanted a small cake-like dessert that could be eaten from a boxed lunch.  A Chicago chef, working at the Palmer House Hotel, created the first brownie for the ladies, which featured an apricot glaze and walnuts.  The Palmer House Hotel still serves their original recipe for brownies on their menu.

Find out more here:

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-brownie-day-december-8/

Want a delicious brownie recipe to celebrate National Brownie Day?

There are 4 delicious brownie variations on the link above.