Deliciously Rich Chocolate Brownies
Easily the perfect brownie recipe. This decadent brownie is second to none with a moist, fudgy taste guaranteed to please any chocolate lover.
10 ounces NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Baking Bar - divided use
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons water
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
- Preheat oven to 325ºF (160ºC). Grease an 8-inch-square baking pan. Set aside 2 ounces chocolate (1/2 bar) for drizzle topping.
- Heat 8 ounces (2 bars broken into small pieces) sugar, butter and water in small saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter are melted. Pour into medium bowl. Stir in eggs, one at a time, until mixed in. Stir in vanilla extract. Add flour and salt; stir well. Stir into nuts, if desired. Pour into prepared baking pan.
- Bake for 33 to 35 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center comes out still slightly sticky. Cool in pan on wire rack.
- Place reserved 2 ounces of chocolate broken into small pieces, in small, heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 20 seconds, knead bag to mix. Microwave at additional 10-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut a small hole in corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle over brownie. Cut into bars.
Makes 16 brownies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories: 200 Calories from Fat: 100 Total Fat: 11 g Saturated Fat: 7 g Cholesterol: 35 mg Sodium: 75 mg Carbohydrates: 26 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 19 g Protein: 3 g
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