Fudgy Chocolate Chunk Walnut Brownies
Prep: 15 minutes plus cooling
Bake: 50 minutes • Makes: 9 brownies
1 package (11.5 ounces) 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), cut into pieces
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
1/3 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1. Preheat oven to 325°. Line 8 x 8- to 9 x 9-inch metal baking pan with foil, extending foil over edge at 2 sides of pan. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Reserve 1/2 cup chocolate chips. In microwave safe medium bowl, heat remaining chocolate chips and butter in microwave oven on high 1 minute, stirring once halfway through heating. Let stand 1 minute. Stir until mixture is smooth. Stir in brown sugar and salt, then eggs, 1 at a time, blending well after each addition. Stir in sour cream and vanilla extract. Stir in flour.
3. Spread batter into prepared pan; sprinkle reserved 1/2 cup chocolate chips and walnuts evenly over batter. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted about 2 inches from center comes out clean. Cool brownie in pan on wire rack. Use foil to lift brownie out of pan and onto cutting board. Cut brownie into 9 squares.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 468 Calories, 28g Fat (15g Saturated), 102mg Cholesterol, 99mg Sodium, 54g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 6g Protein