1 stick butter
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Melt together butter unsweetened chocolate and take the saucepan off heat. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla, and beat the mixture well. Stir in flour and salt. You may also add walnuts at this point. Bake the brownies in a buttered and floured 8-inch-square pan at 325F for about 40 minutes.