1/2 cup unsalted butter
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans (optional)
2 Tbsp. butter, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sifted confectioners sugar (powdered sugar)
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
Line an 8-inch square pan with foil; lightly butter bottom and sides. Melt butter and chocolate over low heat. Cool 2 minutes. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, stirring until smooth. Add flour, and salt, nuts (if using). Stir together. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes. Cool. Lift brownies from pan by foil edges and frost.
To make the icing, beat butter, vanilla, sugar and egg in a small bowl until smooth. Add warm chocolate and beat until smooth. Spread on brownies and refrigerate until ready to serve. Peel away foil and slice.
Submitted by: Pete on August 7, 2022, 4:36 pm
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