1/2 cup melted butter 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1/2 cup unsifed all-purpose flour 1/3 cup cocoa 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Blend butter, sugar, & vanilla in large bowl. Add eggs; using a wooden sppon, beat well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder & salt in separate bowl. Gradually blend dry ingredients into egg mixture. Spread into square (9x9) baking dish. Top with finely chopped nuts & chocolate chips. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
**I always double this recipe and do it in a 9x13 pan. I never add the nuts either, personal preference ;)