Nutty chocolate chip brownies

If you are looking for a scrumptious easy dessert, these nutty chocolate chip brownies stuffed with chocolate chips and walnuts will make you weak at the knees.
If you are looking for a scrumptious easy dessert, these nutty chocolate chip brownies stuffed with chocolate chips and walnuts will make you weak at the knees.

I have a confession to make. When it comes to brownies, I’ve been a slacker. Sure, I have made lots of other chocolate desserts, but brownies – not a single batch in the last 2 month. I was just looking through my archive and the last brownie recipe I shared was 2 month ago – these incredible flourless hazelnut brownies. But things will change around here. Starting today!

Today I take charge and we all eat some brownies!

There’s nothing like a fudgy brownie to cure a chocolate craving, right? And these nutty chocolate chip brownies will definitely satisfy your cravings! They are rich, chewy and fudgy, packed with chocolate chips and walnut pieces and topped with a thin layer of chocolate ganche. After all, who can resist a ganache covered brownie?

Shall I mention now you’ll only need one pan and a whisk to make these brownies or let you discover this little detail when gather your ingredients to make them?

Nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe from Roxanashomebaking,com

Yes, one pan. One whisk! No mixer, no sky-high pile of dirty dishes. The saucepan you melt the chocolate with the butter is where you’ll mix the remaining of your ingredients.

And speaking of ingredients – chocolate chips (both semisweet and bittersweet), butter, sugar, eggs, flour and walnuts. Of course, if you prefer you can use only semisweet chocolate chips, but I love the addition of the bittersweet ones. It balance the sweetness.

When it comes to nuts, walnuts are my favorite, but you can use whatever you have on hand. Pecans, hazelnuts or macadamia nuts. You decide!

No matter what you’ll choose, one bite of these decadent brownies and I’m sure you’ll be doing a happy dance around your kitchen. Nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe

Looking for other decadent nutty recipes? My friend Kim got together a few friends to celebrate Nuts Day!

Check them out below:

Nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 20 bars

Nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe

If you are looking for a scrumptious easy dessert, these nutty chocolate chip brownies stuffed with chocolate chips and walnuts will make you weak at the knees.

Ingredients

    Brownies
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, diced
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped nuts
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • Ganache
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped nuts

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 350F. Line a 13X9" baking pan with parchment paper, leaving about 1 inch of paper hanging on the sides. Set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, add 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips and butter. Heat over low flame until melted and velvety smooth.
  3. Remove from the heat and beat in the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Stir in the flour, sugar and baking powder.
  5. Gently fold in the bittersweet chocolate chips and roughly chopped nuts.
  6. Spread the brownie batter into the prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 20-22 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool in the pan completely.
  8. To decorate, microwave 3/4 cup chocolate chips and the heavy cream in a heatproof bowl. Stir to combine. Pour over the cooled brownies.
  9. Finish decorating with a handful of chopped nuts.
  10. With a sharp knife, cut the brownies into bars.

Notes

recipe slightly adapted from The Cookie Bible

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Happy Baking,

Roxana

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Comments

  1. Annabelle says

    WOW…do these ever look delicious. I also love that it’s a recipe for a 9×13 pan….none of that 8×8 size stuff for me when it comes to brownies.
    Quick question……does the frosting get firm…meaning does or does not get all over your fingers if you hold the brownie in your hand?

    • says

      Hi Annabelle,
      The chocolate ganache hardens in time. Once you spread the ganache over the brownies, place the pan in the fridge for 5-10 minutes and you should be all set. No chocolate dripping down you hand while you eat. Or, if you have a little time on your hand, the ganache should set in about one hour left at room temperature

  2. says

    I love brownies. I love THESE nutty brownies. You rock and I’m so glad you joined the fun.

    On a side note I made your caramel kiss ones. Omg they were amazing. You rock my friend.

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