Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 16


1/2cup (1 stick) butter
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4cup all-purpose flour
1/4teaspoon salt
1cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Butter and flour an 8-inch square pan.
  2. Place butter and chocolate in a saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat until chocolate melts. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Stir in flour and salt. Stir in walnuts, if using.
  4. Bake about 40 minutes. Let cool and cut into 2-inch squares.

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Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 133
  • Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 42mg
  • Sodium 87mg
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 2g