It's hard to find someone who loves chocolate more than me so when Inside Edition did a story about how one woman's brownie recipe lead to the end of her marriage -- well, I had to have the recipe!
Legend has it that this recipe originated with the legendary Katharine Hepburn!
Happy eating !!
Sydne Newberry's Spin On Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
* This recipe is based on Katharine Hepburn's original, with modifications made by Newberry.
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 stick butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup broken up walnut or pecan pieces (for better flavor, toast the nuts at 350 F for about 5 minutes)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325F.
Grease an 8-inch-square pan. (Line it with aluminum foil, overhanging on all sides.)
Melt butter in a saucepan with cocoa and stir until smooth.
Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.
Whisk in eggs, one at a time.
Stir in vanilla.
In a separate bowl, combine sugar, flour, nuts and salt.
Add to the cocoa-butter mixture. Stir until just combined.
Pour into prepared pan and bake 30-40 minutes. (Do not overbake: Center should still be a little gooey.)
Let cool completely before cutting into squares. If foil lining is used, lift from pan and cut into 16 squares on a cutting board.