• Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick aluminum foil; set aside.

  • Place 1 cup of the chocolate chips and the butter in a large microwavesafe bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Microwave an additional 30 seconds, if needed.

  • Whisk in sugar, then eggs. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Fold in 2/3 cup of the chopped macadamia nuts and the vanilla. Transfer batter to prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 to 29 minutes.

  • Sprinkle remaining 1 cup chocolate chips over brownie and return to oven for 2 minutes. Remove from oven, and spread melted chips until smooth, to form a frosting. Top with remaining 3 tablespoons nuts. Refrigerate 1 hour to firm chocolate, then cut into squares

Nutrition Facts

250 calories; 15 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 35 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. 35 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 3 g protein;