cup butter or margarine melted
cup cocoa powder
teaspoon vanilla extract
cup chopped nuts
Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)
Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8-inch pie pan. Beat the eggs in a small mixer bowl. Blend in the sugar and melted butter. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt and add to the butter mixture. Stir in the vanilla and nuts. Pour the batter into the pan and bake until the center is just set, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool. Cut into wedges and sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. This recipe yields 6 to 8 servings. Each of 8 servings: 306 calories; 208 mg sodium; 83 mg cholesterol; 18 grams fat; 8 grams saturated fat; 35 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 2.16 grams fiber.