Brownie Thins

Dark, luscious brownies, flecked with walnuts, are a treat few people can resist.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”18 min” serves=”24″ details=”” ]

Serve these brownies hot or cold. Their strong chocolate flavor makes them a favorite with adults and children alike.

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup sugar


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”33 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat oven to 350° F. Line a 12 x 8 x 1-inch baking pan with parchment paper; set aside.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Sift cocoa into melted butter, add salt and sugar; whisk until blended. Add eggs and whisk until smooth.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Sift flour over cocoa mixture; fold in. Add vanilla and walnuts; stir in gently.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Pour brownie mixture into prepared pan. Bake 18 minutes, or just until set but still soft (it will firm up as it cools).[/step-item]

[step-item number=”6″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. While still warm, turn baked brownie mixture out onto a large cutting board and cut into 24 squares.[/step-item]


[nutrition-info calories=”105″ calories_fat=”” fat=”6g” sat_fat=”3g” choles=”30mg” sodium=”30mg” carbs=”11g” sugars=”” protein=”2g” fiber=”1g”]


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