Favorite Fudge Brownies

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 24
Favorite Fudge Brownies

Ingredients

Brownies

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
5
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, cut into pieces
1
tablespoon vanilla
2 1/4
cups granulated sugar
4
eggs
1 1/3
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups coarsely chopped nuts

Frosting

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons milk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Garnish

Whole pecans or walnuts, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In 1-quart saucepan, melt 3/4 cup butter and the chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat granulated sugar and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 3 to 4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in flour, chocolate mixture and nuts just until well blended. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 35 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat frosting ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until smooth; spread over cooled bars. Refrigerate 1 hour. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. If desired, garnish each bar with pecans.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
26g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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