Dark Chocolate Brownies

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 38 min
Cooling Time: 20 min
Yields: 16 brownies


This Dark Chocolate Brownie recipe makes an amazing brownie-treat that will make you a hero. Dark chocolate morsels add delicious richness to this favorite dessert-snack.


  • 1 2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


PREHEAT oven to 325º F. Grease 8-inch-square baking pan. Set aside 1/3 cup morsels.

HEAT 1 1/3 cups morsels, sugar, butter and water in small saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter are melted. Pour into medium bowl. Stir in eggs, one at a time, with wire whisk until blended. Stir in vanilla extract. Add flour and salt; stir well. Stir in remaining 1/3 cup morsels and nuts. Pour into prepared baking pan.

BAKE for 38 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Perfect recipe

by S. Sherry , UK on Sep. 2013

These brownies are perfect, the recipe is so easy and it tastes so good :)

yum in the tum

by G. Ginny , Lakebay, WA on Jun. 2012

These brownies are to die for. They are so fudgy and chewy and the dark chocolate is heavenly. Nestle has done it again!


by H. Helga , USA on Nov. 2011

This is one of the best brownies recipes I've found, and I've been on a mission to find the perfect recipe.