Mom’s Favorite Brownies Recipe

3/4 C butter
1 1/2 C sugar
1/4 tsp salt
3 eggs
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate (melted)
1 C flour (sifted)
1 C chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds or pecans work best)

Brownie Icing –

1/4 C butter
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
3 C confectioners’ sugar
4-5 TB milk
1/2 tsp vanilla

Cream the butter, sugar and salt until it’s fluffy and light. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each egg has been added. Blend in the chocolate. Stir in the flour. Stir in the nuts. Reserve 1/4 cup of nuts. Pour mixture into greased jelly roll pan (or cookie sheet with higher sides). Bake at 350 degress for 20 min. Let cool about 10-15 minutes. To make the frosting, melt the butter and chocolate over low heat and then remove from heat. Stir in confectioners sugar. Alternate the confectioners sugar with the milk. Stir in the vanilla. Frost the brownies while still warm, then sprinkle reserved nuts over the top.

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