Chips Away Chocolate Brownies
1-¼ cup all purpose flour
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon sea salt
½ cup (1 stick) butter NO margarine
1-12 oz. package chocolate chips, divided
3 fresh eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sugar
½ cup chopped nuts (optional)
The first 3 ingredients should be blended in a small bowl and set aside.
In a double broiler melt butter and 1 cup chocolate chips together just until smooth. Set aside to cool for a few minutes.
Transfer butter and chip mixture to a medium mixing bowl. Beat in vanilla and sugar. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Stir in flour mixture, and fold in remaining chips and nuts (if desired).
Grease a 9x13 pan.
Spread evenly in prepared pan.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean when stuck in center of brownies.
Cool completely before cutting.