This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks
3/4 c Butter or margarine
1 lb Chicken livers
1 md Onion, minced
2 tb Brandy
1/4 ts Salt
1/8 ts Pepper
Melt 1/4 cup butter in skillet over medium heat. Add livers and onion and cook, stirring often, until livers are tender but still pink inside, about 5 minutes.
In blender or food processor blend liver-onion mixture until smooth, scrapping the sides occasionally. In same skillet, melt the remaining butter, adding to liver-onion mixture with remaining ingredients, blending well. Pour into small bowl or crock, cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.