Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

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Mixed in one pan, these brownies are favorites of actress Katharine Hepburn.

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Butter and flour an 8-inch square pan.
  2. Place butter and chocolate in a saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat until chocolate melts. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Stir in flour and salt. Stir in walnuts, if using.
  4. Bake about 40 minutes. Let cool and cut into 2-inch squares.

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