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Source: Houston Junior League Cookbook

Chocolate Brownies
Fresh homemade brownies at their best.
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Serves: 18
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
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2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
Dash salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup (or more) chopped pecans
2 tablespoons molasses, (optional)

Melt chocolate and butter in double boiler; cool slightly. Beat eggs and add sugar gradually. add cooled chocolate mixture. Sift flour and salt together; stir in. Add vanilla and pecans; mix well. (If a very chewy brownie is desired, stir in molasses.) Pour into well-greased, 9-inch pan. Bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes. Cut into 1-1/2-inch squares and remove from pan while hot.

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