helen gurley brownies
4- 1 ounce squares unsweetened chocolate, broken into pieces
1 stick unsalted butter
2 c. sugar
4 eggs, beaten
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. sifted, all purpose flour
1 c. chopped walnuts (or pecans)
Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking dish.
In a double boiler, melt chocolate and butter over hot water. Whisk until smooth and set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs and salt. Beat until light and smooth. Stir the cooled chocolate mixture into the sugar and eggs. Add vanilla and beat until well blended. Add flour just until mixed and smooth again. Gently fold in nuts.
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.
Try not to eat the entire pan before anyone comes home.