Molasses Walnut Brownies

brownies with walnuts
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 48 Servings

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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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 71
    Total Fat 5 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Unsaturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 15 mg
    Sodium 38 mg
    Carbohydrates 7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 1 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)