Recipe: Natalie’s Brownies “muffins”

Dry Ingredients:
1 cup sugar
¼ cup flour
1 cup Trader Joe’s chopped dry toasted  pecans (or walnuts pieces)
Pinch of salt

½ cup cocoa
½ cup butter (1 stick)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • butter/Line with parchment paper a 12 muffin tin.
  • Measure into a medium bowl sugar, flour, nuts and salt.
  • In a large microwave safe bowl melt butter and stir cocoa until smooth. Allow to cool for a few minutes, then whisk in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients to the cocoa-butter mixture. Stir until just combined.
  • Pour into a muffin pan.
  • Bake 30 min
  • Do not overbake (the brownie bites will be gooey coming out of the oven).