Butter or margarine
Unsweetened chocolate squares,
Unsweetened chocolate square,
Cream butter until soft and fluffy; gradually beat in sugar; creaming well. Add eggs, one at a time, and melted chocolate, mixing thoroughly. Add vanilla. Gradually beat in flour which has been sifted. Stir in chopped nuts. (walnuts are also good). Turn batter into a greased jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350F. degrees for 25 minutes. Mix all ingredients for icing together in a bowl. When brownies are cool, spread with chocolate icing.
Variation: Brownies made in blender: Place eggs, vanilla, soft butter, sugar and melted chocolate in blender container, cover, switch on the motor, and blend until smooth, using a rubber spapula in the top of the mixture. Pour over flour in a pan, stir; add nuts, and bake.