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Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies

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Note: These were rich and heavy, but they would not swirl for me as described in the original recipe. Oh well, they were still delicious.

Ingredients
¾ cup all purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup butter (melted)
1 ½ cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 eggs
¼ cup cocoa powder
½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
½ cup pumpkin puree
½ cup walnuts (chopped)
¾ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees and line an 8×8 inch baking dish with aluminum foil. Lightly grease the foil. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt.

In a separate bowl mix together melted butter, sugar, and vanilla. Beat in the eggs (one at a time). Add in the flour mixture, a little at a time and stir until the batter is evenly moistened. Divide the batter in half evenly into 2 separate bowls.

In one of the bowls blend in the cocoa powder and chocolate chips. In the second bowl of batter stir in pumpkin puree, walnuts, cinnamon, cloves…

Cheese Bread

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Note: This was delicious and dense. Don't even bother trying to butter it, though, it certainly doesn't need it!

Ingredients
3 cups flour1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper1/8 teaspoon black pepper4 ounces of cheddar cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes1 ¼ cups milk¾ cup sour cream3 tablespoon butter melted1 egg, lightly beaten

Directions
Heat oven to 350. Generously grease a 9×5 loaf pan with oil. In a bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. Carefully stir in cheese cubes until cheese is well coated. In a separate bowl whisk together the remaining ingredients. Fold the milk mixture into the flour/cheese mixture. Stir just until combined, do not over stir. The mixture will be thick. Pour/spread into greased loaf pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes and then remove from pan. Let cool one hour before slicing and serving.

source: http://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/2009/10/easy-homemade-cheese…