These are heavenly...they are cake-y, but have a bit of that fudgy center that everyone loves. Add whatever chips you want...even throw a few mini-marshmellows in for the perfect treat!
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Nestle Toll House baking cocoa
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 (10 ounce) package Nestle milk chocolate and caramel swirled morsels (if you cannot find these wonderful chips... use a combination of your favorite ones. I like Butterscotch and White Chocolate!)
1 cup pecans, chopped, optional
1. PREHEAT oven to 350. Grease 13 x 9 pan.
2. COMBINE flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts (if desired). (Note: this WILL be thick - this is not for the faint-of-heart mixer!) Spread into prepared baking pan. Sprinkle remaining morsels and remaining nuts over top.
3. BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted 2 inches from outer edge comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. In order to cut better, chill in refrigerator.
4. Suggested Serving: Top with ice cream and drizzle with caramel sauce. Or...have some fresh strawberries left over from Strawberry Shortcake? Ice cream on top of warm brownies, with a healthy spoon of Sugared Strawberries...make sure there is extra sauce to soak up into the Brownie!
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes