Molasses Walnut Brownies

brownies with walnuts
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 48 Servings
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These old fashioned molasses brownies are made with chopped walnuts or pecans.

What You'll Need

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup Grandma's Molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease and flour two 8-inch square pans.
  3. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Stir in molasses and vanilla. Beat in eggs.
  4. In another bowl, combine the flour and baking soda; blend thoroughly.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the first mixture, blending well.
  6. Fold in chopped nuts.
  7. Spread batter in the prepared pans. 
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes.

    Makes about 4 dozen.

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