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Gigi's Brownies Recipe

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This recipe for Gigi's Brownies, by , is from THE BYER FAMILY COOKBOOK , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeannine Stadtler
Added: Monday, January 16, 2006


4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 c. butter
4 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 c. flour
2 pinches salt
1 t. vanilla
1 c. chopped pecans

Slightly beat eggs, add sugar and stir in well. Melt butter
and chocolate. Stir into sugar mixture. Add flour, salt,
vanilla, and nuts. Beat until well blended. Pour into a
greased pan. Bake in a slow (starting out cold) oven at
300 degrees, for about 45 minutes or until firm. As soon
as you remove them from the oven, cut into squares. If
desired sprinkle with powdered sugar; cool completely.
Store in an air tight container.




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