Burnt Butter Brownies by Kori

1 1/4  sticks butter, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup unsweeteneb cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/3 cup plus 1 Tbls flour
1 cup walnut or pecan pieces
Position bottom rack in bottom third of oven and preheat to 325degrees.
Line 8×8 inch pan with foil, pressing against sides of pan and leaving 2 inches overhang.  Coat foil with non-stick cooking spray. 
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat;  cook until butter stops foaming and brown bits form, stirring often, for about 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and add sugar, cocoa, 2 teaspoons water, vanilla, and salt.  Stir to blend, then let cool for 5 minutes. Add eggs to the warm mixture, one at a time, stirring vigorously to blend.  Add flour and stir to blend, then beat vigorously for 60 strokes. Stir in nuts and pour into prepared pan. 
Bake 25 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack.  Use foil to lift out when completely cool. 

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