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Get Your Chocolate Fix On National Brownie Day, White Plains

Tuesday is National Brownie Day.
Tuesday is National Brownie Day. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Set all other desserts aside and enjoy a brownie on Tuesday in honor of National Brownie Day.

Brownies were created in the United States at the end of the 19th century. The cross between cake and cookie soon became a popular dessert item.

The dessert was reportedly invented when a group of ladies wanted a cake-like snack that could fit in a boxed lunch. A Chicago chefat the Palmer House Hotel created the brownie for the ladies, though his recipe included walnuts and an apricot glaze. The Palmer House hotel still serves their brownies this way, according to National Day Calendar.

How do you like your brownies?

Email jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com with you favorite brownie recipe.

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