Recipe for Super Chunk Brownies


    Super Chunk Brownies

    6 ounces semisweet chocolate
    3/4 cup unsalted butter
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    4 eggs
    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts
    1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
    1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 12 x 7 1/2-inch glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

    Melt chocolate and butter together in bowl over simmering water in saucepan. Stir until smooth.

    Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl.

    Beat eggs and sugar in second large bowl with electric mixer until ribbony, 3 to 5 minutes.

    Stir in chocolate-butter mixture and vanilla extract until blended. Blend in flour mixture. Reserve 2 tablespoons nuts. Add remaining nuts, cherries and chocolate to batter. Scrape into pan. Sprinkle reserved nuts over top. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until firm on top. Cool completely in pan on rack. Cut.