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Serious Brownies

8 oz unsweetened baking chocolate
1 cup butter
5 eggs
3 cups sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups coarsely chopped nuts

Melt chocolate and butter over low heat (or in a double boiler), stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla on high speed for 10 minutes. Blend in chocolate. Fold in flour. Fold in nuts. Spread in a greased 13 x 9 baking pan. Bake in a preheated 375� F oven for 35-40 minutes. Do not overbake. Cool in pan, cut into small squares.

Mensa Bulletin - March 2005