A boon for anyone in a hurry.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1⁄3 cup oil
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped nuts
  • ¾ cup sifted flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


In a mixing bowl mix together the sugar and eggs. Stir in the oil, melted chocolate, vanilla, and nuts. Add the flour, baking powder, and salt. Spread evenly in greased 8x8x2-inch Pyrex or other microwave-safe dish. Microwave on high for 8 minutes. Remove from microwave and cut into squares.

Yields 25 squares.