Chocolate Macadamia Nut Brownies
Cuisine: Brownies
Author: Betsy Cohen
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 1 hour
  • 1½ cups (6.80 ounces) macadamia nuts, toasted and cooled completely
  • 1 cup (4.80 ounces) all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (.10 ounces) baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon (.10 ounces) salt
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups (15.20 ounces) sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon (.10 ounces) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (6.50 ounces) chocolate chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 350º. Line a 9" x 13" pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Place the toasted nuts into a plastic freezer bag. Release the air, seal the bag and use the bottom of a measuring cup to break them into medium size pieces. Another option is to chop them with a knife. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. Melt the butter and unsweetened chocolate in a bowl. Set aside.
  5. Place the eggs and sugar into a large mixing bowl. Beat until thoroughly blended. Mix in half of the dry ingredients. Add the melted chocolate/butter followed by the vanilla. Blend in the remaining dry ingredients.
  6. Remove from the mixer and fold in the chopped macadamia nuts and chocolate chips.
  7. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan.
  8. Bake at 350º for 35 - 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool completely before cutting.
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