World’s Easiest Fudgy Brownies

  in Desserts, Recipes

1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
2 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 cup cane sugar
2  large eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup toasted walnuts or pecans, chopped*
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

  1. Heat oven to 325°F and spray a 8 x 8 baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Melt the chocolate and butter in a medium saucepan over lowest heat setting, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat.
  3. Beat in the sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. Add the flour, salt, and nuts and mix until combined.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes or until the center is just set. Let cool before cutting.

*To toast walnuts or pecans, heat oven to 350°F. Spread walnuts on a pan and bake for  5 – 10 minutes or until lightly browned and toasty smelling. Cool and chop.