- 1 c. butter
- 1 egg
- 1 c. brown sugar
- 1 t. vanilla
- 2 c. flour (sifted)
- 1 c. chocolate chips ("real" chocolate)
- chopped nuts, optional--about 1/2 cup
Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy; add egg and vanilla and mix well. Stir in flour. Press into 15x11-inch pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Return to the oven for a minute or two to melt the chocolate. Remove pan and spread chocolate over top. Sprinkle with nuts if desired. Cut while warm into 1x2-inch squares.