Thursday, November 4, 2010
Cookie Recipe #306 - Macadamia Nut and Almond Brownies
This is a brownie filled with macadamia nuts and almonds and baked in a pie plate; a simple recipe resulting in a delicious dessert (especially topped with a scoop of ice cream).
Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, 1 cup butter, 1 3/4 cups brown sugar, 4 large eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 3/4 cups flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup macadamia nuts, 1 cup slivered almonds.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease two 9-inch round baking pans or pie plates.
Melt chocolate chips in microwave in small bowl until smooth when stirred. In large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar together until fluffy. Stir in melted chocolate and mix well. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
Sift flour with salt and stir into batter. Mix in macadamia nuts and almonds. Divide batter evenly between pans, smoothing tops with spatula. Bake 30-40 minutes in preheated 375 degree oven or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
When done, remove from oven and let cool. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and serve.
Makes 16 slices.
"The Ultimate Cookie Book", Tormont Publications Inc., Montreal, Canada, 1997.