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  • 1/2 cup butter, or margarine, cut into 4 pieces
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, or walnuts


  • Place butter and cocoa in 8x8-inch baking dish. Microwave, uncovered, at High power until butter is melted, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Add sugar to baking dish; stir to mix well. Add remaining ingredients; mix well, especially in corners. Spread batter evenly in dish.
  • Shield 4 corners of baking dish with aluminum foil triangles to prevent overcooking in corners.
  • Microwave, uncovered, at High power until top is no longer wet, 5 to 6 minutes; rotate dish 1/2 turn after 3 minutes.
  • Place baking dish directly on heatproof counter; let stand 10 minutes to complete cooking. Cut brownies into 2-inch squares.


Categories: Brownie  Microwave 

Author Credit: Microwave Cooking Made Easy

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