Decadent Fudge Brownies

Do you ever have chocolate cravings that just don’t seem to go away? Because here at Gourmet Orchards, we sure do! When cravings come up, these decadent fudge brownies are the cure!

The rich chocolate flavor and dense batter make for an intense and delicious chocolate flavor. We sometimes even add whipped cream or ice cream for a special treat! Try out these brownies this weekend and leave a comment to let us know how you added a gourmet twist to this delicious dessert!

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Baking Time: 35 Minutes

1 cup butter
4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped walnuts

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.
2. In 3-quart saucepan over very low heat, melt butter and chocolate, stirring the mixture constantly. Remove from heat, and stir the sugar into the chocolate. Allow the mixture to cool slightly.
3. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the batter. Fold in the walnuts. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
4. Bake in oven 30 to 35 minutes. Brownies are done when toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack before serving.

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