Most kids can make this recipe by themselves!
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons baking cocoa
2 cups flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 375. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine cocoa, flour and salt; gradually stir into creamed mixture. Add nuts. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Makes 2 1/2 dozen.