Chocolate Chunk Brownies (microwave version)

Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

Microwave setting: HIGH 100%/MEDIUM HIGH 70%/MEDIUM 50%

Microwave cooking time: 12 to 13 minutes

Tips: Aluminum foil can be used to shield the corners of a square dish, if used. Be sure it is folded smoothly over the corners. If used, remove during the HIGH phase of cooking. Check for doneness with a toothpick, but be careful not to check in a spot that has a chocolate chunk.


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Rating:

Serves:

16 brownies

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 c
granulated sugar
2
eggs
1/4 c
cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 to 1/2 c
toasted almonds, pecans or walnuts
4 oz
semi-sweet chocolate squares

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a microsafe bowl, microwave the butter at MEDIUM HIGH power 1 minute until melted. Beat in sugar, eggs, cocoa powder and vanilla.
2
Combine flour and baking powder. Stir into the chocolate mixture.
3
Spread the nuts evenly on a microsafe pie plate.
4
Microwave at HIGH power for 2 1/2 minutes. You will know the nuts are toasted by the toasted fragrance. Chop coarsely.
5
Coarsely chop the chocolate. Add chocolate and nuts to the batter.
6
Spread the batter evenly in a microsafe baking dish. Place on top of a microsafe cereal bowl in the microwave oven.
7
Microwave at MEDIUM power for 8 minutes, rotating a quarter turn 2 or 3 times.
8
Microwave at HIGH power for 1 to 2 minutes.
9
Let stand on counter 10 minutes or until cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American