Kate’s Best Brownies

Kate’s Best Brownies

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 16squares
  • About This Recipe

    “This recipe was in a magazine article containing celebrity recipes and is Katherine Hepburn’s recipe for brownies. I have used it for years and may have adjust the ingredients to my own satisfaction.”


  • 1/4 cupunsalted butter
  • 2ouncesunsweetened chocolate
  • 2eggs
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1/4 teaspoonsalt
  • 1teaspoonvanilla
  • 1/2 cupflour
  • 1/2 cupcoarsely chopped walnuts
  • Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Spray bottom of an 8-inch square baking pan with Baker’s Joy.
  • Melt together butter and chocolate in small pan over low heat; remove from heat.
  • Beat eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla in small mixer bowl at medium speed until very light (about 5 minutes).
  • Beat in chocolate mixture.
  • Blend in flour.
  • Fold in walnuts.
  • Spread in prepared pan.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Top will have a shiny crust.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack.
  • Cut into squares.
  • Reviews

  • “These are very good brownies.They have a rich chocolate flavor!I cooked them for 27 minutes and think they were a little over-cooked because the edges were dry.I will try them again, cooking between 22-24 minutes.Thanks so much for this dessert!”