browniesDecadent Brownies

6  1-ounce squares Unsweetened Chocolate
1 cup Butter, divided in half
1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla
3 Eggs
2½ cups Brown Sugar
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
½ tablespoon Salt
1 cup Walnuts, chopped (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

Melt chocolate with ½ cup of the butter, add vanilla, and stir to blend.  Allow to cool.

Cream remaining ½ cup butter with the eggs and sugar.  Add cooled chocolate and blend well. Butter a 9x13 inch baking pan or spray it with olive oil, then pour mixture into pan.  Bake approximately 30 minutes.