*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                    Bittersweet Chocolate Walnut Squares
 
 Recipe By     : 365 Great Chocolate Desserts - ISBN 0-06-016537-5
 Serving Size  : 25   Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Chocolate
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      C             Flour
    1      Stick         Butter Or Margarine (Plus 2 Tbs) -- cut-up and softened
    3      Tbsp          Brown Sugar
    1 1/2  Tsp           Vanilla Extract
      1/2  C             Heavy Cream
    3      Oz            Bittersweet Or Semisweet Chocolate -- cut-up
    1                    Egg
    1      Tsp           Instant Espresso Powder
      1/3  C             Granulated Sugar
    1 1/2  tbsp          Cornstarch
    1      C             Walnuts -- chopped
                         Powdered Sugar
 
 1. Preheat oven to 375 F. To prepare crust, in a food processor, combine 
 flour, 1 stick butter, and brown sugar. Process until blended. Add vanilla 
 and process until dough clings together in a ball. Press evenly into 
 bottom of an ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Refrigerate while 
 preparing topping.
 2. In a medium saucepan, combine cream, chocolate, and remaining 2 Tbs 
 butter. Heat over low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate melts 
 and mixture is smooth. remove from heat; let cool slightly. With wire 
 whisk, beat in egg, expresso powder, granulated sugar, and cornstarch 
 until well blended. Stir in walnuts.
 3. Pour chocolate mixture over chilled crust. Bake 20 to 25 mins, or until 
 set. Let cool in pan. Cut into 25 squares. Sift powdered sugar over top. 
 Store in refrigerator.
 
 
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