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Fudgy Walnut Brownies

 Fudgy Walnut Brownies
We have lots of great cooks in our clan, so adding to our collection of family recipes is a tradition. I came up with these moist nut-covered brownies while doing my Christmas baking. Now everyone requests them.
18 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • WALNUT CRUNCH TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool
  • slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar; stir in vanilla and
  • chocolate mixture. Stir in flour until well blended. Pour into a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; set aside.
  • For topping, in a small saucepan, combine brown sugar and butter.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until butter is melted. Stir in the
  • eggs, flour and vanilla until well blended. Stir in nuts.
  • Spread evenly over brownie batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes
  • or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist

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Fudgy Walnut Brownies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • crumbs (do not overbake). Cool completely on a wire rack. Yield:
  • 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 441 calories, 28 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.