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Bodacious Brownies Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Bodacious Brownies

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"My kids love them, they all ways want me to make them. I drizzle them with melted chocolate and vanilla-flavored candy coating. Delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 1 - 8x8 inch pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    40 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking pan.
  2. Melt butter in medium sauce pan. Remove from heat, and stir in sugar and cocoa. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the chocolate mixture until just blended. Fold in walnuts, if desired. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 05, 2006

These are probably 4 stars as written, since several people found them to be dry, but with the addition of 2 extra tablespoons of butter and chocolate chips instead of walnuts, I think they are 5 star taste--rich fudgy and delicious! We did have to add about 8 minutes to the baking time. Will make again with these changes.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 13, 2003

Yuck! I doubled this recipe, and it turned out dry and really bland. My siblings, the cookie-and-brownie lovers, don't even ask for any. I'm going to look for another recipe because this one wasn't any good.

Apr 04, 2007

WOW WOW WOW!! I have made many different brownies from various recipes and this is THE BEST by far. My whole family went crazy over these and they did not last the night. Will be making these A LOT. No need to search for that perfect brownie recipe any longer....I've found it. I did add more butter than it called for, though, and I suggest USING PECANS!!!! We ate it still warm with ice cream and....well....they are excellent!!!!

Aug 26, 2008

I've never made brownies from scratch before so I went perfectly by the recipe minus the nuts and it turned out GREAT! A little cakier than I prefer but moist and BODACIOUS! And so easy, satisfied my craving for baking and chocolate.

Jan 23, 2008

These turned out great for me! Hubby loves them; so do I. They satisfied my craving for chocolate - I didn't have any chocolate baking squares on hand, only cocoa powder -so this recipe was PERFECT! And sooo easy to make - I followed the advice of others and added 2 extra T butter as well as substituting choc. chips for walnuts. Added 8 minutes to the bake time - perfect, moist, light, delicious brownies. I am saving this recipe to use again!

Feb 23, 2006

I made these with my kids -- easy and delicious! We substituted mint chips for the walnuts. This recipe is a definite "keeper."

Feb 18, 2007

Good. I did put in about 1/4c milk chocolate chips in place of the nuts. Also a little extra butter. I usually always like home-made over box but I still think boxed fudge like brownies are better. I don't think I like unsweetened cocoa all that much. *After my husband ate them he said give them a 5 I love them*!

May 18, 2007

Wonderful! I made brownies once before and they were awful. These were light and delicious! I loved them. Many Thanks from a very happy English cook.


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  • Calories
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.8 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 146 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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