Yield: 9 large brownies

Walnut Brownies Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Walnut Brownies - Fudgy brownies with a delicious nutty crunch! These decadent brownies are easy to make and guaranteed to satisfy any chocolate craving.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels, divided
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ cup chopped walnuts, divided


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
    2. In a medium sized saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat and add in ½ cup of the semi-sweet chocolate morsels with the sugar. Stir until combined and morsels are melted.
    3. Add in eggs, one at a time, stirring after each addition.
    4. Add in almond extract.
    5. Add cocoa powder, flour, salt, and baking powder. Using big stroked, stir JUST until combined and no longer see dry ingredients.
    6. Fold in ½ cup of the remaining semi-sweet morsels and 1 cup of the chopped walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
    7. Sprinkle the top with the remaining ¼ cup of chocolate morsels and the remaining ½ cup of chopped walnuts.
    8. Bake for 42-45 minutes. Remove from oven and cool COMPLETELY before cutting.


  • Do not over stir after adding the dry ingredients.
  • Use a plastic knife for cutting cooled brownies.
  • Store brownies in airtight container at room temperature for up to one week.
  • Freeze brownies in airtight freezer safe container for up to 3 months.
  • The almond extract gives these brownies a unique nutty flavor! Some people think it gives them a cherry or amaretto flavor, what do YOU think?

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 large brownie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 711Total Fat: 44gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 183mgCarbohydrates: 78gFiber: 4gSugar: 58gProtein: 10g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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