Recipe courtesy of Cafe Annie

Cocoa Pecan Brownies

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  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

3/4 pounds butter, melted

1 1/4 pounds sugar

3/4 teaspoon coarse salt

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 cup whole eggs

2 ounces cocoa powder

8 ounces flour

1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Combine the melted butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Blend well until smooth. Add the salt, vanilla, and cinnamon, and blend until smooth. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, and mix until smooth. Combine the cocoa powder and flour, and sift. Add the cocoa-flour mixture to the butter mixture and to form a batter. Add 1/2 the nuts, and blend well.
  3. Grease a 9 by 13-inch baking dish. Pour the batter into the dish. Sprinkle the surface with the remaining 1/2-cup of nuts. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until set.