Who says you can't enjoy brownies on Passover? These ones are rich and chocolaty, yummy!

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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking pan.

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  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, blend eggs, sugar, and butter. Mix in matzo meal, cocoa powder and walnuts (if desired). Transfer batter to prepared baking pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.

  • In a small mixing bowl, blend chocolate, butter or margarine and water. Spread over cooled brownies.

Nutrition Facts

325.4 calories; protein 4.5g 9% DV; carbohydrates 34.6g 11% DV; fat 21.3g 33% DV; cholesterol 78.9mg 26% DV; sodium 105.5mg 4% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
04/06/2004
These are definitely for the chocolate lovers. Very fudgy! I did have trouble with the bake time. At 30 minutes it was still really jiggly and at 35 minutes my knife came out totally batter coated. I ended up baking them for about 45 minutes. The insides were very moist but the top and sides came out very hard and as a result crumbled when I cut them. Nevertheless they tasted great and the kids loved them. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
04/16/2006
Way too rich and sweet (and I usually like things sweet). Tasted like you were eating frosting from a tub you purchased at the supermarket. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
04/06/2004
These are definitely for the chocolate lovers. Very fudgy! I did have trouble with the bake time. At 30 minutes it was still really jiggly and at 35 minutes my knife came out totally batter coated. I ended up baking them for about 45 minutes. The insides were very moist but the top and sides came out very hard and as a result crumbled when I cut them. Nevertheless they tasted great and the kids loved them. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/05/2010
This recipe is amazing they do not taste like they are for passover I made these into cupcake's and they were to die for! I whipped the sugar and butter until it was very pale to incorporate more air to make it fluffy. as well as the ganache topping i whipped until it was cold making it like a piped icing Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/31/2009
I'm not Jewish but I got this same recipe from a dear Jewish friend of mine. This brownie recipe is our family's favorite. We load up on the Manischewitz Cake Meal during Passover and make these INCREDIBLE brownies all year long!! We use Nestle semi sweet chocolate chips instead of the semi sweet squares. We use about 1/2 to 2/3 of the Nestle bag depending on how rich you want them. Every time comes out perfect...never too sweet. YUM! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/05/2010
Don't tell my mom I think these are better than her recipe. Enjoy these with a glass of cold milk and life is very very good. A couple of good brownie techniques also make these a standout: 1. Toast the walnuts first. 2. Add in about 1/2 tsp salt and maybe 1 tsp espresso powder/instant coffee to pick up the flavor. (This may also help the person who thought they were too sweet.) A DEFINITE make-again. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
04/16/2006
Way too rich and sweet (and I usually like things sweet). Tasted like you were eating frosting from a tub you purchased at the supermarket. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/05/2011
these were easy to make and so delicious! they were a huge hit at passover. I will definitely be making these again next year. thanks for the recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/22/2011
I thought these were the best Passover brownies I have ever had. I made no adjustments with the exception of lowering the temp 25 degrees because I have a convection oven and the cook time was perfect. My family loved them. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2002
This recipe was absolutely delicious!! It waas so rich and chocolately! My whole family thinks that it is the greatest Passover item that they have ever tasted. These are one of the best brownies I ever made. I made them before Passover to try them and everyone wanted to eat them before Passover!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/28/2005
Very sweet - great for kids. Easy to make. Maybe too sweet for adults but kids couldn't get enough!! Read More
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