Saturday, September 30, 2006

Schoolhouse Brownies

These are our favorite house brownies. Clara can usually be talked into making them to share with our Wednesday night Bible study. They can be made dairy-free, which is a plus--just take care to use dairy-free margarine and baking chocolate (hard to find).

*Schoolhouse Brownies*

Melt over low heat:

3/4 c. butter
4 oz. unsweetened chocolate

Stir together and set aside to cool.

In electric mixer bowl, beat until light and creamy, maybe 5-8 minutes:

4 eggs
1/2 t. salt
2 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla

Gently blend in the cooled chocolate, and, with a wooden spoon just til combined:

1 c. flour
2 c. chocolate chips

Pour into Pam'ed 13 x 9 pan and bake for about 30 minutes at 350. I check for doneness with a toothpick but am willing to underbake a smidgen--makes them moist and good. Possibly the best brownies of all time.


Anonymous said...

These sound yummy - I think I might have to try making them this week.

My little one came a cropper off his bike and has a very swollen face and mouth. He can't eat anything except tiny bites of soft food. Tonight he had half inch squares of bread and jam, apple juice through a straw and some rice with pumpkin mashed into it.

We spent most of the day at the hospital - he had TWO CT scans because he's seeing double - eek! It seems that it's an eye injury not a brain injury, so they let us go home until tomorrow when the eye department opens.

So I think there's one little warrior who is going to need some pampering over the week... Soft sweet brownies sound like a good start.

MrsSM said...

Thank you so much for sharing this. This recipe will be a definite "must" to try:).

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing! They sound wonderful.

Your photos are amazing. Such beautiful light.

Jenny said...

Thank you for the recipe. Yuor brownies have twice as much chocolate as my recipe so I'm sure they will be yummy.

Anonymous said...

well i have to say that this recipe is delicious and i only used half the amount of choc chips! all my children LOOOOVE i would recommend it for a treat. THANK YOU

Jen in Oz said...

I found a dairy free recipe for brownies the other day that you may like.

We love your Coffee Cake recipe although in Australia it would be called an Apple Teacake. I am going to try it with tinned peaches this morning and put mixed spice instead of cinnamon in the streusel topping.

Best wishes
Jen in Oz

Kati said...

These are so good! My sister and sister-in-law both said that they were the best brownies they ever had.

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