Saturday, August 31, 2013

Fudge Brownies

Source: New Moosewood Cookbook

5 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate
2 sticks butter, softened
1 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
5 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour (use 3/4 cup for fudgier brownies)
Optional: 1 cup walnuts or chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350.  Slowly melt chocolate; let cool for about 10 minutes.
2. Cream the butter & sugar in large bowl with electric mixer, until light & fluffy.  Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.  Stir in vanilla.
3. Stir constantly as you drizzle in the melted chocolate.  Beat 1-2 minutes more with mixer.
4. Stir in flour & optional ingredients.  Mix just enough to blend thoroughly.
5.  Spread into oiled 13 x 9 pan.  Bake 25 minutes or until cooked in the middle.  Cut into squares while still hot, then cool at least 10 minutes.

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