THE ULTIMATE BROWNIE

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20 min Prep
1 hr 35 min Total
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16 Servings

This is Betty’s all-time favorite homemade brownie!


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2/3 cup butter or margarine
  • Small check mark in a circle icon5 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, cut into pieces
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 3/4 cups sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3 eggs
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup chopped walnuts
Preparation
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  2. In medium bowl, beat sugar, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on high speed 5 minutes. Beat in chocolate mixture on low speed. Beat in flour just until blended. Stir in walnuts. Spread in pan.
  3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or just until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
Tips
  • To keep the edges moist and chewy, watch carefully to be sure you don’t overbake the brownies.
  • To ensure recipe success if using a vegetable oil spread, use a spread with at least 65% vegetable oil.
  • To ensure recipe success, do not use self-rising flour in this recipe.