Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
As the story goes, Katharine Hepburn's favorite recipe for brownies has gained popularity ever since it was published in a gossip column. Katharine Hepburn's Brownies are named after the famous actress, and are some of the best brownies from scratch you will ever make. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make a pan of these homemade brownies that are gooey, rich and packed full of chocolatey flavor. It's no wonder these were her ultimate favorite!
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Preparation Time10 min
Cooking Time30 min
- 1 stick butter
- 2 squares (2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a saucepan, melt together butter and chocolate. Take the saucepan off the heat.
- Stir in sugar, add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in flour, salt and walnuts.
- Transfer the brownie batter to a buttered and floured 8-inch square pan. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.