Save on Pinterest

Nutty Brownies

"I often whip up these tasty treats when unexpected guests stop by," says Neva Mathes of Pella, Iowa. "They always receive favorable comments. They also make a fast dessert to take along to a picnic," she adds.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 1-1/2 dozen


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional


  • In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs until well blended. Stir in butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to butter mixture just until combined. Stir in nuts. Spread into a greased microwave-safe 8-in. square dish.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-1/2 to 4 minutes or until top appears dry and springs back when lightly touched. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 162 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Recommended Video