Black Walnut Brownies

If you've never made brownies from scratch before, then you're in for a sweet treat.

This has quickly become one of our favorite go to brownie recipes for those times when we aren't starting with packaged brownie mix.

You can easily adapt this recipe to include your favorite add ins such as: M&M's, cut up candy bars like Snickers, or your favorite baking chips.

Following this recipe will give you delicious Black Walnut Brownies, but feel free to substitute regular walnuts if you like.

Black walnuts are deliciously crunchy with a deep nutty flavor.

Learn more about black walnuts:

English walnuts are more widely available, but you should be able to find black walnuts in your local specialty food shops or online.

Black Walnut Brownies Recipe

  • 1 1/4 cups butter
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup black walnuts, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Lightly grease and flour a 15.5x10.5-inch jelly roll pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the butter, cocoa, sugar, eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  3. In another bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking powder.
  4. Add dry flour mixture to creamed cocoa mixture and beat until smooth.
  5. Stir in the walnuts.
  6. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out almost clean.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool pan on a wire rack.
  9. Cut brownies into desired size and shape.

This recipe makes about 30 Black Walnut Brownies.

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