Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Chewy Cocoa Brownies
Moist and chewy, these brownies will be a hit whether as an afternoon snack or topped with ice cream and served as an after-dinner dessert.
Rating:
Serves: 12
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

 
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
2 tablespoons water
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Baking Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup chopped nuts, (optional)
Powdered sugar




PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan.

COMBINE sugar, butter and water in large bowl. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; stir into sugar mixture. Stir in nuts. Spread into prepared baking pan.

BAKE for 18 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Cut into bars.