Fudgy Fig-Nut Brownies

November 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Chocolate Recipes, Fudge Recipes

Brownies just keep getting better and better. Moist, chewy and so easy, these Fudgy-Fig-Nut Brownies are made with rich dark chocolate, crunchy toasted walnuts and surprise-sweet, delicious figs.


Fudgy Fig-Nut Brownies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 16 Brownies
 
Moist, chewy and so easy, these Fudgy-Fig-Nut Brownies are made with rich dark chocolate, crunchy toasted walnuts and surprise-sweet, delicious figs.
Ingredients
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup stemmed and chopped Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Golden or Mission Figs
  • ⅓ cup chopped, toasted walnuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Coat 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick spray.
  3. In medium bowl, lightly beat eggs with wire whisk.
  4. Add sugar and whisk until well-blended.
  5. Whisk in oil and vanilla.
  6. Melt chocolate in small bowl in microwave oven on 50 percent power for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute.
  7. Whisk chocolate into egg mixture.
  8. In small bowl, stir together flour, cocoa and salt.
  9. Stir flour mixture into chocolate mixture, blending until smooth; batter will be stiff.
  10. Stir in figs and walnuts.
  11. Spread batter in baking pan.
  12. Bake for 35 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out with a few crumbs attached.
  13. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  14. Cut into 16 brownies.

 

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