Brownie search is on………….

Who doesn’t love brownies? Brownies are my favorite dessert…..I think. Especially when they are topped with  a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Many years ago, I had a brownie recipe that was amazing. I had tried so many recipes and finally came up with the perfect brownie. OH, yes I did! I took some samples down to the deli that was located in our office building. I had the idea that maybe the employees would want to buy my brownies. Wellllll, it just so happened that  a distributor for Southland Corporation was making  a delivery that day. He sampled the brownies and called me. He asked for some more samples and  few days later, asked if I could give him 72 dozen of my brownies!!!! They wanted to carry my brownies in San Diego County 7-11 stores!!!! I was stunned. I was working  a full time job and wondered just HOW I was going to do this. That was the first problem. The second problem was that I would be required to find commercial kitchen space. I could not bake in a home kitchen. I frantically started looking for commercial kitchen space. I couldn’t find any place that would rent out their kitchen . I was so disappointed and I regretfully told the Food Distributor my disappointing news. He too was disappointed and I lost my opportunity. I have never forgotten that. It was a huge opportunity!!! Well, I lost that brownie recipe several years ago….I have not been able to duplicate it, to this day. But now I am on a quest…..to once again make the best brownie. This one pictured here, is good…..but no where near my old, lost recipe. So I must start over…my search is on…I have lots of experimenting to do! This should make my friends very happy to be my little guinea pigs. So I will most likely be posting lots of brownie pics…good and bad. So bake on Sugarbundle……BAKE ON!!!!

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Chewy Gooey Brownies
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 1/4 cups Cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 large eggs
1 1/4 cup of sugar
2 sticks butter

Spray a 13×9 baking pan with cooking spray and pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
In a sauce pan, melt butter and sugar together until well mixed and smooth. Remove from heat. Let cool. Add eggs and vanilla and mix with a wire whisk until its very smooth.
Mix together the remainder of your ingredients and stir into the butter sugar mixture. pour ingredients into your prepared baking pan and bake for about thirty minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the pan comes out with just a few little crumbs.  Don’t over bake. Allow to cool completely…..1  1/2 hours, before cutting.

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