Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 30 mins

A chewy rich brownie that has a wonderful taste of coffee with the nice crunch of nuts & chocolate chips. I much prefer blond brownies over chocolate ones, the coffee is a great bonus to this classic! From the Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook (an amazing cookbook with many many wonderful recipes!!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the brown sugar and butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat until the butter melts. (I actually use a large saucepan and do all the mixing in this one pan)
  2. Dissolve the coffee in the hot water and stir in to the butter mixture.
  3. Let cool to room temperature.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and butter a 9 by 13-inch baking pan.
  5. When the butter mixture is cool, beat in the eggs and vanilla with a hand-held mixer.
  6. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together and stir into the butter mixture with a wooden spoon.
  7. Stir in the nuts and chocolate.
  8. Spread the mixture evenly in the prepared pan with a rubber spatula.
  9. Bake until lightly browned, 25 to 30 minutes. Do not overbake.
  10. Cool completely and cut into squares.
  11. Preparation time includes 30 minute+ cooling time.


Most Helpful

It was a nice brownie, but could be more moist. I also thought the flavor of the coffee was too weak; should add more and choco chips next time.

Shasha December 16, 2007

Yummy!!! The only instant coffee I had was vanilla capuccino!!! Worked great!!!!

Charmie777 July 03, 2007

These were sweet and delicious brownies! Had to bring them to work because I would have gone through the whole batch!! Didn't put any walnuts (because of allergies) and did use a bit more instant coffee. Thanks Ma Hiker!

Redsie May 22, 2007

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