Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Semi-Sweet Chocolate Brownies

1 pkg (8 squares) Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1/3 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 6 of the chocolate squares and the butter in a large microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Add sugar; mix well. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and pecans until well blended.
Spread into greased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan.
Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Do not over bake.) Cool in pan on wire rack. Melt remaining 2 chocolate squares as directed on package. Drizzle over dessert; let stand until firm. Cut into 16 squares to serve.
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Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

It is really hard to be a blogger and not eat way too many yummy things. You make me crave chocolate right now!

Haden News said...

Great treat for your Valentine(s) :)

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said...

Brownies are a perfect food. I have been craving them for weeks!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

There's nothing like a good brownie, especially with pecans! I see your father recently passed away, My sincere condolences.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Scrumptious brownies, I can munch this all day.

Natasha said...

I wish I could stop by and try one of those treats right now! I have never been able to master the brownie. Maybe I should give your recipe a go.

Best Valentine's wishes,

Torviewtoronto said...

these look wonderful

Beth said...

Judy, Those brownies look really delicious! Harley is adorable - hope the snow is melting in your area - we still have quite a bit but it's supposed to warm up next wk.
blessings, Beth

Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

I love brownies, they are so addicting. Your recipe sounds wonderful.

I'm hosting a weekly linky for sweet recipes called Sweet Tooth Friday. I'd love to have you stop by and link up. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/02/10/spicy-chocolate-chip-cookies/

bj said...

O GOOD LORD...these sound and look amazing. Bet they would be good with a glass of wine..or milk..or coffee..or tea..or ice water..or no water...:)))
Gonna make these!!

Tiffanee said...

I love brownies!! These look and sound delicious!!

Beth said...

Hi Judy, Those sound wonderful! I'm so glad you shared this recipe on Foodie Friday.
Blessings, Beth

Prim Rose Hill ©2008-2011 said...

Brownies are my favorite! These sound yummy!! Wish I had one right now...