1 cup butter
2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup walnuts or chocolate chips (or both)
1. Melt the butter (or margarine). In a mixer (or with a hand mixer) mix all the ingredients in the order above.
2. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes in a 9x13" greased pan.
*You may frost them, but it isn't needed. You can even dust the brownies with powdered sugar (for presentation).
*Next time, we're going to try making it with Dark cocoa powder, as we love the richness of dark chocolate.