These basic chocolate brownies have aninfinite number of variations. Choose one of the suggestionsor experiment on your own!
Recipe: Chocolate Fudge Brownies
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 tablespoons water
4 ounces NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Unsweetened ChocolateBaking Bars, broken into pieces
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Makes 10 servings.
For Saucepan Method: Heat sugar, butter and water ina medium saucepan just to boiling, stirring constantly. Removefrom heat. Add baking bars; stir until melted. Proceed as above.
Cream Cheese Brownie Variation: Prepare brownie batter; do not pour into pan.Beat 8 ounces softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup granulated sugarand 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until smooth.Beat in 1 large egg. Pour brownie batter into pan. Spoon creamcheese mixture over top; swirl with spoon. Bake for 20 to 25minutes.
Peanut Butter Brownie Variation: Prepare brownie batter without nuts; do not pourinto pan. Combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, 3 tablespoons granulatedsugar and 2 tablespoons milk in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwaveon HIGH (100 %) power for 45 seconds; stir until smooth. Pourbrownie batter into pan. Spoon peanut butter mixture over top;swirl with spoon. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
Rocky Road Brownie Variation: Prepare brownie batter withoutnuts; bake as directed. While still hot, sprinkle with 1 1/2cups miniature marshmallows, 1/3 cup chopped nuts and 3/4 cupNESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.Bake for 2 to 3 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed andmorsels are shiny.
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