Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Good ol' Nancy---back when First Ladies were ladies, indeed! This is my all-time favorite brownie recipe. Republicans are often criticized for wanting the "rich to get richer," and WOW, it doesn't get any richer than these moist, densely-chocolate treats!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate and butter in top of double boiler; cool. Beat eggs and sugar until light. Add to chocolate mixture. Add dry ingredients after blending, stir in vanilla and nuts. Bake in buttered/floured 9" x 13" pan 35 minutes at 350. Cool completely before cutting into squares. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.
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Everything I like is in this recipe: sugar, nuts and chocolate. I made it this morning to have with tea tomorrow with a friend, but couldn't resist and tried one. Boy, are you right: it is indeed (Republican) rich--big time! ;-) Thank you so much for sharing this delicious recipe.

MrsK April 18, 2013