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Fudgy Walnut Brownies Recipe

Fudgy Walnut Brownies Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:18 servings


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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Spread evenly over brownie batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs (do not overbake). Cool completely on a wire rack. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 441 calories, 28g fat (8g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

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ejshellabarger User ID: 3870843 128764
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2014

"I made this recipe with pecans because I had them on hand. I didn't love the brownie but the topping was delicious!"

heidiquarters User ID: 1441544 92005
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2010

"made this with pecans instead of walnuts and got rave reviews at our Sunday dessert gathering."

ajsma User ID: 3272781 124529
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"I plan on making a double batch next time I bake these brownies. They were a big hit at home and with my co-workers!"

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